Ashok Singh, 59, of Pennsylvania was convicted at trial of forcible rape, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz said on Monday.
He has been sentenced to seven years in prisonQueens Supreme Court Justice Gia Morris sentenced Singh to seven-year in prison.At this place of worship, she met Singh, who offered to help her find a place to live.
They exchanged phone numbers and four days later, Singh called her with news that he’d found her an apartment and that she needed to move in right away.Singh helped the woman move into the unit and afterward, he went grocery shopping for food and wine and returned to the apartment.According to trial testimony, the victim turned down the offer of wine, at which Singh became enraged.
Singh threw her on the bed and forcibly raped her.
When he fell asleep, the victim ran out of the apartment, contacted a friend for help and the police were called.