Rape accused ex-solider had secret porn stash

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An ex-soldier man accused of raping six women admitted to cops he had a hidden file of “hard core” pornorgraphy stored on his computer, a jury has heard.

Shaun Jewiss said the secret folders contained images and videos women sent him from their phones.

He described other sexual material as “maybe a bit of fun we’ve had over Skype” and footage of sex with woman who’d allowed him to film him having sex with them.

Details of the porn cache came after a fourth woman alleged in evidence that Jewiss had videoed himself having sex with her against her will.

The 39-year-old from Edinburgh sobbed and wiped away tears as she gave evidence via a CCTV ink at The High Court in Livingston.

She said she had sex with the accused after meeting him on online dating site Badoo because she thought he was going to become her boyfriend.

The jury later heard a recording of Jewiss, 41, admitting to police that he had 30 to 40 folders on his secret hard drive, each containing pictures or videos of different women.

He said at interview: “Some of them are women I’ve never even met but they send me these photos. I’m not a pervert but it’s nice to go and look now and again.

“It’s better than going out and buying a porn mag. These women sent me their photos so why not keep them on your computer?”

Jewiss, originally from Dumfries in the Scottish Borders, admitted he had been married three times and arranged to meet females for sex via social networking sites like Badoo and Zoosk.

He told detectives: “Badoo’s the place to be if you want to get a lay.”

He denied having sexual intercourse with women against their will, telling cops: “Definitely not. It was all consensual.”

He said: “I’m not a perv. If the lassie didn’t want it I’d have walked away. Fair and square if the lassie didn’t want it, I’m off.

He claimed getting the women to call him “Master” was “sex talk” and “just a bit of fun”. He added: “Everybody has fantasies.”

He also admitted using violence, saying some of his sexual partners wanted to be slapped.

Jewiss – who was a soldier for 22 years – revealed that he turned up for sex with one of his alleged victims dressed in army uniform.

He also admitted arriving at another alleged victim’s home in a funeral limousine dressed in in an undertaker’s suit.

He said he took a casual job driving hearses and collecting bodies for a funeral parlour after leaving the Army last year.

When police formally charged him with rape, he replied: “It’s a load of s***. I didn’t dae it.”

Jewiss, from Loanhead, Midlothian, denies raping six different women over a seven-year period and physically assaulting several of them.

He also denies voyeurism by recording videos of two women for his sexual gratification or for “humiliating, distressing or alarming” them.

Jewiss is alleged to have committed the offences at various addresses in Edinburgh, East Lothian, and Fife, between August 2006 and April 2013.

He has lodged special defences of consent and self-defence. The trial continues.