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Care worker charged with rape

National News // By Tay Kinnear // March 1, 2019

A man who worked as a care giver to disabled people in a home in canton Schwyz has been sentenced to seven years in prison for rape and sexual assault.

Pixabay Care worker charged with rape

The court heard that between 2012 and 2015 the 40-year-old man attacked residents, some of them several times.

The judges ruled the residents were unable to protect themselves and were in fear as they had been threatened with undefined consequences if they didn’t comply.

In addition to the prison sentence, the man has been fined CHF 2,000 and has to pay compensation to his victims. He also has to pay court costs estimated at CHF 300,000.

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