Indian-born Designer Anand Jon guilty of raping teen models

November 14th, 2008 - 11:11 am ICT by Bupha Ravirot  

Anand JonAnand Jon, Fashion designer for Hollywood stars was found guilty of 14 felony count in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday, November 13.

Indian-born fashion designer, Anand Jon Alexander, 34, who had work for Hollywood stars like Paris Hilton and singer Janet Jackson before was found guilty on 16 criminal counts.

His victims were found to be teenage girls whom Jon proposed to be models but then sexually assaulted. The aspiring models ranged in age from 14 to 21 years of age.

Between 2001 and 2007, in all, Jon was found guilty of one count of forcible rape, one count of sexual battery, one count of sexual battery by restraint, one count of attempted forcible oral copulation, and seven counts of lewd acts upon a child and one count of possession of child pornography.

Jon was also found guilty on two counts of sexual penetration by a foreign object, one count of using a minor for sex acts and one count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Regarding The Los Angeles District Attorney’s office, Jon was facing a sentence of life in prison which is scheduled for January 13, with a 67-year wait before becoming eligible for parole.

last year the designer has been in a custody of being investigated on the similar crimes in New York and Dallas.

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