A SEX beast has been told to expect a long term behind bars after a jury ruled he was a rapist.

Allah Karam, aged 28, of Mancroft Avenue, Daubhill, was found guilty of four counts of rape, involving two women He was also found guilty of perverting the course of justice after ringing a friend from prison and asking him to persuade one of the victims to drop her rape claims.

Karam, a factory worker, lived in Cheetham Hill and Wakefield before coming to Bolton.

During the two week trial at Bolton crown Court, a jury heard Karam, an Iraqi Kurd who came to the UK seeking asylum in 2002, smoked cannabis and claimed to be God. He raped one of his victims three times and the second on one occasion.

Michael Maher, prosecuting, had said: “His attitude, especially to women, is that they are little more than pawns for his sexual gratification.”

The jury of six men and six women found Karam not guilty of attempting to rape and two counts of sexual assault against a 14-year-old girl and sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy.

Judge Timothy Clayson who is presiding over the case warned that Karam faces a “substantial custodial sentence”.