Cynical about dating
There remains no acknowledgement of the wrong you did to her.'Judge Stockdale also told Newland: 'She (the complainant) did not consent to these invasive acts of penetration because her willing compliance with your abusive behaviour was obtained by a deceit.'This was a deceit of such subtlety and cunning in its planning and was a deceit, from your point of view, so successful in its execution that an outsider unaware of the full history of the case might find it difficult to comprehend.'But truth can sometimes be stranger than fiction.
The truth, the whole truth, here is as surprising as it is profoundly disturbing.'He went on: 'It is difficult to conceive of a deceit so degrading or so damaging for the victim upon its discovery.'Newland had told her victim, also in her 20s, to wear a blindfold at all times when they met at the complainant's flat.
Willing to wear a blindfold, willing to agree to not to look at him at all.'She was willing to believe because she wanted to believe that Kye Fortune had a battery of health problems.
Only when your control was absolute did you put your deceit to the ultimate test and allow a meeting to take place between her and the fictional Kye Fortune.'Such was the desire for one-to-one contact with him that you had engendered she was willing to go to any lengths to meet him.Judge David Stockdale QC, sentencing, said: 'This was very serious sexual offending committed by means of a planned and sustained deceit which has caused significant harm and distress to the victim.'The court heard Newland had written a letter to her victim, wishing her 'nothing but happiness' in the future.