A chef who raped a prostitute has been jailed for almost five years.
Joyned Miah, 51, turned on his victim, who cannot be named for legal reasons, after she asked him to have safe sex with her.
Miah, of Butterburn Square, Dundee, snapped and raped his victim at a house in the city, the High Court in Edinburgh heard on Tuesday.
He forced the woman to perform a degrading sex act on him in the living room of the property before raping her.
He then dragged her by the hair up the stairs of the house and again forced her to have sex with him against her will.
On Tuesday, judge Lord Doherty sent Miah to prison for four years and nine months.
Passing sentence, he said: "The public interest requires that I impose a significant custodial sentence. The sentence will be one of four years and nine months."
Miah was convicted of rape after a three-day trial at the High Court in Dundee in March 2012.
He had attacked his victim on one occasion between October 17 and October 19, 2009 at an address in Dundee.
During the trial, the court heard evidence from the victim and several other witnesses.
Miah did not give evidence during the trial.
The court also heard that Miah had previous convictions but that this was his first for an offence of a sexual nature.
On Tuesday, the court heard how Miah, who came to Scotland from Bangladesh 30 years ago, still continued to deny his guilt in the matter.
But judge Lord Doherty said the only disposal available to him was to impose custody.
After the hearing, one of Miah's daughters approached the press and said her family planned to appeal the conviction. She added: "We are going to do everything in our power to prove his innocence."
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