Cambridge graduate, 30, jailed for 20 years for raping Swedish tinder date

Edward Gabbai, 30, pictured, was today jailed for 20 years after he was convicted of raping a 23-year-old Swedish student he met on a Tinder date

Edward Gabbai, 30, pictured, was today jailed for 20 years after he was convicted of raping a 23-year-old Swedish student he met on a Tinder date

A self-styled 'Christian Grey poseur' who raped two young women to satisfy his desire for rough, submissive sex, was jailed for 20 years today.

Cambridge graduate Edward Gabbai, 30, who enjoyed dominant role-playing sex like the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' title character was described as a 'sexual adventurer' who averaged three new women a week.

The entrepreneurial founder of The World Boutique Hotel Awards was convicted of raping a Swedish Tinder date and a drunken woman, 23, he picked-up late one night.

The Swedish woman had consented to adopting the submissive role in their relationship and admits she also enjoyed rough sex until Gabbai took things too far one night and had unprotected intercourse.

The drunken stranger was taken back to an address he was house-sitting and also subjected to rough non-consensual sex, the lengthy Kingston-upon-Thames Crown Court trial heard.

Gabbai, from Borehamwood, who has a PhD in microbiology and nanoscience, was cleared of raping a 17 year-old escort, plus two further rapes of the drunken young woman.

He received seven years for raping the Tinder date, plus thirteen years for raping the drunken woman to run consecutively and must sign the sex offenders register.

Today his lawyer Sarah Forshaw QC told the court: 'If he saw himself as a young sexual adventurer with several sexual partners, a poseur of the Christian Grey variety, his downfall couldn't have been starker.

'His thirst for sexual adventure with multiple women, thrill-seeking, is more in common with someone in their late-teens or early twenties.

Gabbai, pictured, was cleared of raping a 17-year-old escort and two rapes of a drunk woman

Gabbai, pictured, was cleared of raping a 17-year-old escort and two rapes of a drunk woman

'The convictions mean the loss of a once promising career, and a relationship. He faces financial and reputational ruin and he faces disgrace.'

Gabbai was seen by a psycho-sexual psychiatrist at HMP Wandsworth for four hours, who concluded: 'He was very motivated to have casual sexual relationships.'

Judge Timothy Lamb QC told Gabbai: 'The psychological effect on each complainant is, in my view, 'severe'

Prosecutor Mr. Simon Russell Flint QC told the jury the drunken woman had never met Gabbai before and ended up in his cab during a drunken night out in Angel, Islington.

The jury were played mobile phone footage police seized from the defendant of her on her on her knees in the bathroom of

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