A taxi driver for vulnerable adults who sexually assaulted three women with learning difficulties in south Oxfordshire has been sentenced to more than afive years in prison.
William Busher, 69, of Long Lane, Hillingdon, committed the sexual assaults on numerous occasions while working as a driver for vulnerable adults.
He sexually assaulted the victims during journeys as he drove the three women to their day centres and places of work in the Henley-on-Thames area between February 2012 and June 2016.
He was sentenced at Oxford Crown Court on Monday to a total of five years and four months’ imprisonment, placed on the Sex Offenders’ Register indefinitely, and was given a restraining order preventing him from contacting his victims.
At a hearing in November, Busher pleaded guilty to seven counts of sexual activity and two counts of inciting sexual activity with a person with a mental disorder impeding choice.
Busher was charged with the offences on October 24 last year.
Investigating officer, Detective Constable Sophie Holliss, based at Cowley police station, said: “This has been a long and complex investigation involving three vulnerable victims with learning disabilities. Busher abused his position of trust in order to take advantage of their vulnerabilities for his own sexual gratification.
“I would like to particularly thank the victims for their bravery in coming forward to report this.”
– Owen Hughes