This court case has been ongoing for the last couple of months - seems like the first verdicts came out at the end of last week - with more expected shortly.
The Sydney Morning Herald, May 12 2017
Man found guilty of raping and detaining succession of women
A man accused of torturing, raping and detaining women he lived with over more than two decades has been found guilty of a raft of charges.
The 52-year-old's trial heard allegations that he physically and psychologically abused a succession of women he lived with on the NSW Central Coast between 1988 and 2014.
A jury found the man guilty of 10 rape charges and eight count of detaining for advantage in the NSW District Court on Friday afternoon. But the jury have not yet reached a verdict on three other counts of indecent assault.
The man, who was a member of the Jehovah's Witness Church, was accused of raping women with household objects, forcing them to eat their dinners off the floor, and hog-tying them and placing them face down in a bath filled with water.READ MORE: http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/man-found-guilty-of-raping-and-detaining-succession-of-women-20170512-gw3jtm
The Sydney Morning Herald, March 9 2017
Man in court accused of raping, detaining, assaulting female partners
The man, who can not be named for legal reasons, has been charged with 10 counts of sexual intercourse without consent, three counts of indecent assault and eight counts of detain for advantage allegedly committed on the NSW Central Coast.
At one stage, two of the man's partners were living in the same house with him. He allegedly owned the only keys to the house, kept the door deadlocked and forbid the women from leaving the house together. He forced them to sexually touch each other.
The charges relate to seven female victims, six of whom were in a relationship with the man, and one of their daughters. The man has pleaded not guilty to all the charges and his trial is expected to last eight weeks before a jury in the Downing Centre District Court.READ MORE: http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/man-in-court-accused-of-raping-detaining-assaulting-female-partners-20170309-guue8w