A man accused of murdering two ladies folk and storing their bodies in a freezer is a registered intercourse offender who as soon as “married” a 14-year-outdated girl, a court docket has heard.
Zahid Younis, 35, is accused of killing Henriett Szucs and Mihrican Mustafa and hiding their stays, that were chanced on at his flat in April 2019.
Prosecutors remark he subjected both ladies folk to “very valuable violence”.
Mr Younis denies two counts of abolish at Southwark Crown Court docket heard.
The defendant, of Vandome Finish, Canning Town, had been convicted in Can also merely 2007 of unlawful sexual process with a bit one, prosecutor Duncan Penny QC said.
Mr Younis met the girl when she became as soon as 12-years-outdated, started a sexual relationship along with her a year later, the court docket heard.
In 2004 – when the girl became as soon as 14 – they had been “married in an Islamic ceremony” at an east London mosque. She grew to change into pregnant with his tiny one the following year.
Mr Penny said: “For the length of that length in her childhood he would generally hit her, with his hands and whatever objects had been laying round.
“For the length of the length of their relationship his behaviour in opposition to her became as soon as controlling and abusive”, jurors had been suggested.
The court docket heard Mr Younis later pleaded guilty to the sexual offence moreover as widespread assault, receiving a penal advanced sentence of 30 months.
After leaving penal advanced, the defendant had started a relationship with a 17-year-outdated girl who he locked indoors and abused, both bodily and sexually.
Jurors had been suggested he had made the girl “wear a burka when her mom and sister visited, to duvet the bruises she had throughout her body”.
The girl later venerable a visit to her family’s residence to name police, who launched an investigation which led to the defendant being jailed every other time in 2008.
Mr Younis admitted two offences of wounding and one among assault occasioning true bodily distress.
On that occasion he became as soon as sentenced to a total of 4 years and 11 months’ imprisonment.
The trial continues.