Mr Gubbala was found guilty following a District Court jury trial on one count of sexual violation by rape and two of indecent assault. He was sentenced by the trial Judge, Judge Treston, to an effective term of eight years imprisonment.
Mr Gubbala was employed as a caregiver at a community home for people with intellectual disabilities and mental health issues. The complainant lived at the home in full-time care. She has intellectual deficits and also suffers from bi-polar disorder and incontinence. On the morning of 3 November 2009 she was in her bathroom when Mr Gubbala entered the room. According to her, Mr Gubbala pulled his penis out of his pants and rubbed it on her leg. He then pressed his hand inside her pyjama pants and rubbed her genitalia. When she returned to her bedroom, Mr Gubbala followed her inside and pulled down the blinds. He then pulled her pyjama pants down and raped her on the bed. He told her to have a shower and she did so.
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OFFENCES / CONVICTIONS
|Event Date||Event||Court Location||Offence Type||Offence Date||Committed While||Sentence Imposed|
|19-12-2013||Appeal hearing||Court of Appeal Christchurch||Sexual violation by rape||03-11-2009||8 Years, Imprisonment||▼|