Four Russian men jailed for gang rape

Margaret Davis
Wednesday 24 August 2011 00:00 BST

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Four Russian men celebrated a gang rape like "professional footballers celebrating the scoring of a goal" a judge said yesterday as he jailed them for a sickening attack.

The men used an iPhone to film and photograph the assault and showed it to friends at their exclusive south London college, Woolwich Crown Court heard.

Their victim, an 18-year-old fellow student, was intoxicated during the attack in January.

Norayr Davtyan, 22, was sentenced to 10 years and Armen Simonyan, 19, to eight years. Oleg Ivanov, 23, received eight years and Gregory Melnikov, 23, nine years.

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