Moldovan nationwide accused of raping and attempting to kill a stranger in Northamptonshire was jailed in 2009 for murdering his girlfriend in his residence nation, a courtroom has heard.
Jurors have been advised Sergiu Boianjiu was granted early launch from a 14-year sentence for the homicide of Ludmila Nour, whose physique was hidden in a drainage shaft in a forest.
Prosecutors allege former faculty safety guard Boianjiu, 38, raped and tried to homicide a lady who was left in hospital with a bleed on the mind after being attacked as she walked residence from an evening out in Wellingborough in February this 12 months.
The defendant, of Melton Street North, Wellingborough, denies tried homicide and two counts of rape however has admitted tried rape and inflicting grievous bodily hurt with intent.
CCTV footage of the assault has been proven to the trial, which the prosecution declare reveals Boianjiu repeatedly stamping on his sufferer’s head and face when she was mendacity defenceless on the bottom in an alleyway.
Prosecutors additional declare Boianjiu needed to “remove the one witness to his crimes” and meant to hide her physique in a wheelie bin.
The defendant hit this girl a number of occasions along with his fingers and ft over varied components of her physique, inflicting her bodily wounds which led to her dying. After that, with a purpose to conceal his crime, he threw her lifeless physique right into a drainage shaft
Addressing jurors at Northampton Crown Courtroom, prosecution counsel Ellie Brown advised jurors Boianjiu was convicted of theft and “deliberate homicide” at Moldova’s Riscani District Courtroom on October 9 2009.
Miss Brown additionally advised the courtroom the defendant was launched early from his sentence for homicide in July 2018.
Quoting from a translation of a document of Boianjiu’s homicide trial, Miss Brown mentioned: “On the 18th of August 2002 at roughly 3pm, the defendant was in a park close to lake Gusinaia Balca within the county of Chisinau along with a lady, Ludmila Nour.
“The defendant hit this girl a number of occasions along with his fingers and ft over varied components of her physique, inflicting her bodily wounds which led to her dying.
“After that, with a purpose to conceal this crime he threw her lifeless physique in a drainage shaft within the park after which fled the scene.”
Jurors have been advised on Wednesday that Boianjiu travelled to Moscow and Vladivostok in Russia and was not extradited again to Moldova till 2008.
Courtroom paperwork from Moldova confirmed that the reason for Miss Nour’s dying couldn’t be established however she was discovered to have suffered “blunt trauma” to the ribcage together with seven fractures.
Though three judges in Moldova weren’t happy that Boianjiu had murdered Miss Nour “with an exceeding diploma of brutality” they have been happy that the killing was deliberate.
After particulars of Boianjiu’s earlier conviction have been learn to the courtroom, he opted to not give proof in his defence.
Throughout a defence case lasting round 30 seconds, defence QC John Lloyd-Jones advised jurors: “We name no proof on behalf of Mr Boianjiu.”
Earlier than the Crown closed its case, Choose David Herbert QC instructed jurors that proof in regards to the earlier conviction had no relevance to the counts of rape confronted by the defendant.
The choose additionally advised jurors they need to not convict Boianjiu of tried homicide “wholly or primarily” due to the earlier conviction.
The choose advised the panel: “The defendant doesn’t settle for guilt in respect of his earlier conviction.
“The prosecution say it reveals he tends to assault girls with an intention to kill. However the defence say that the earlier conviction is each previous and totally different in nature.
“In case you are unsure that his earlier conviction reveals such a bent then you could ignore it fully.”
The trial continues.