Priest jailed for 13 years


Former priest David Rapson has been jailed for 13 years for sexually abusing eight boys at a Victorian Catholic boarding school between the mid 1970s and 1990, reports The Age.

Rapson, 60, will spend a minimum 10 years behind bars after he was found guilty of five charges of rape and eight counts of indecent assault by a County Court jury in August. Across two stints as a teacher and deputy principal at two of the school's campuses, Rapson abused boys as young as 12, specifically targeting some victims by luring them to his room with the offer of smoking cigarettes, drinking alcohol and playing computer games.

He gave some of his victims drug-laced Milo or lemonade before abusing them. Judge Liz Gaynor described Rapson's actions as callous and predatory.


Priest jailed for 13 years (The Age)

Former Vic priest jailed for abuse (Yahoo7)

Former priest jailed for 13 years (SkyNews)

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