A former cocktail expert will spend extra time in jail for sex attacks on six more victims.

Ramsay Morris was today sentenced to seven years for the crimes which included the rape of two young women – one unconscious at the time.

The 30 year-old appeared via video link from custody at the High Court in Glasgow.

As well as the rapes, he had also earlier been found guilty of lewd and libidinous behaviour against a 14 year-old girl and the sexual assault of three other young women.

The offences occurred in Renfrew and Glasgow between 2009 and 2018.

Morris was previously jailed for six years in 2019 for the rape of a girl, the sexual assault of another as well as the attempted rape of a woman.

Judge William Gallacher said he had considered imposing an Order for Lifelong Restriction on Morris.

He told Morris: “I have had the opportunity of reading (victim impact) statements, which are brief but very clear as to the consequences for them.

“I have not found this an easy case to address due to your behaviour over a period of time.

“This involved so many different people in a variety of contexts together with what I understand are your personal circumstances.

“It is clear from what I have read – and from my judicial experience – that those who you abused, raped and offended against will also bear the marks and scars for the rest of their lives.”

The judge ordered the seven year term start from today.

Morris, formerly of Renfrew, will also be supervised for a further five years on his release.

He remains on the sex offenders list indefinitely.

In this latest case, Morris first abused a teenage girl in Renfrew, which he recorded on a mobile phone.

He suggested he would delete the footage if the youngster agreed to further demands.

Morris then sexually assaulted the next victim at the Cineworld cinema in Glasgow’s Renfrew Street.

He went on to rape a teenager at a flat in Renfrew before molesting two young woman at a bar in Glasgow’s west-end.

Morris finally raped his last victim at an unknown address in Renfrew.

This included hitting her head against a wall rendering her unconscious before sexually assaulting her.

In September 2019, Morris was found guilty of sex charges including raping a 15 year-old girl claiming he wanted “five minutes of fun”.

The court at that time heard him described by his lawyer as an “expert mixologist” of cocktail drinks.

The hearing today was told Morris maintains his innocence.

Sean Templeton, defending, today said Morris was now “a different man” from at the time of the offences.

By Grant McCabe

Renfrewshire News Court Reporter

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