‘Calculating predator’ church youth leader jailed for raping schoolboy

A Judge has called a former church youth leader a “calculating” sexual predator as he jailed him for 10 years after being found guilty of raping a schoolboy.

Dean Madavan, aged 50, denied the charges of rape and attempted rape during trial, saying he was never even alone with the child who made allegations about him as an adult about 15 years later.

He argued in court that the victim was merely looking for a share of compensation paid out to his other victims, the Plymouth Herald reports.

Madavan, an ex-manager at Roborough Tesco, was jailed for seven years in November 2010 after he admitted on the first day of his trial to 13 counts of indecent assault against eight boys and young men.

He also admitted seven counts of making indecent images of children.

At the time of his sentencing in November 2010 the presiding judge allowed charges of attempted rape and two

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