Judge Gamble said that because Pajic was sentenced as a serious sexual offender, it was necessary for the protection of the community being the paramount sentencing consideration.After being paroled on that sentence, he stopped his car on March 15 last year opposite a woman, 48, walking in Lalor, and called out something that sounded like did she want a lift.Judge Gamble said Pajic had demonstrated some capacity for remorse but his prospects for rehabilitation were fairly limited.
Pleaded guilty to various charges including-false imprisonment/ aggravated rape/ common assault/ indecent assault/ intentionally causing serious injury. On Padjasek, with the help of his co-offenders, threw his victim into a "sludge pit", in an old garage, where she was held captive for 9.5 hrs.
He bashed her/ burnt cigarettes into her face/ urinated on her/ raped her/ leaving her unconscious on the floor....
As she stood on the steps of the County Court in Melbourne with her two daughters, she said she had been victimised through the lengthy legal proceedings. She said she was forced to reveal her medical records in the initial trial, which she told the judge was "morally wrong", but she was prepared to do whatever it took ensure justice.
"I believe there should be a blanket approach to prohibiting access to health professionals' files as the defence should not be able to use this private confidential information against victims [and] survivors in court," she said.
Jatender Pal, 31, of Laverton, was sentenced to 15 months jail, three to be served immediately and 12 suspended for 12 months.
He was also put on a two-year community-corrections order, including 100 hours of community service and sex offenders education for the two counts of indecent assault.
Ms Gwynn said he had acted spontaneously and opportunistically with the woman and had not disguised himself or used an unidentifiable car.
Judge Gamble today told Pajic, who has a long history of depression and trauma with low intellect, that he was a vulnerable prisoner and would serve his sentence in protective custody.
Laurence Stewart Page has been charged with breaking into the motel room where the girl was sleeping with nine classmates and raping her before stealing her wallet.