Woman arrested for filming sex attack on an unconscious victim

A woman giggled as she filmed a vile sex attack on an unconscious victim and then showed her the ‘extremely disturbing’ video the next day. Alyisha Newton, 26, from Norwich, laughed as she encouraged and then used her phone to film Victor Chokor, 36, carry out the horrifying assault. The victim was passed out on the sofa after mixing alcohol with powerful medication she had been taking.

Chokor, also from Norwich, had previously admitted sexual assault and possession of an extreme pornographic image. He was imprisoned for 27 months. Jailing the pair, Judge Stephen Holt said it had been a ‘serious and very unpleasant offence’ carried out on a ‘very vulnerable victim’.

Last night, the victim said: ‘She Newton degraded me. I feel humiliated and degraded by it every day.’ In a victim impact statement read out to the court she said it would take a ‘long while’ before she could trust anyone again. She said she had no idea how many people had been shown the video and the pair had ‘no regard to her feelings’.

he incident took place at Chokor’s Norwich home in July 2014 where the victim had gone to socialise. Andrew Shaw, defending Chokor, said alcohol had impaired the judgement ‘of a man of previous good character’. Mr Shaw admitted the crime was ‘harrowing’ and ‘unpleasant’ for the victim.

But he had urged the judge to treat the incident as a ‘high jinks that ended up out of control’ and not a ‘predatory’ sex attack. Ian James, defending Newton, said she had made a ‘gross misjudgment’ after drinking too much and had been ‘misguided’ but had not acted ‘with the intention of causing harm or distress’. They were both given a ten year restraining order, as well as a Sexual Harm Prevention Order for ten years.

Newton was put on the Sex Offenders’ Register indefinitely, while Chokor was put on the register for a decade.

Speaking after the case, Detective Constable Paul White, of Norfolk Police Rape Investigation Unit, said: ‘The victim woke up, after passing out on a sofa, with no knowledge the offence had taken place. ‘It was only days later when she saw the footage that she realised what had happened to her. ‘The footage was extremely disturbing and it is shocking another woman would find such an incident amusing and take the time to record it on a mobile phone. ‘Given the circumstances it was a difficult decision for the victim to come forward to police and we would like to commend the courage she has shown.’