Vienna’s Paterstern station, where a 21-year-old woman was gang-raped last year
Vienna Regional Court sentenced two 18-year-olds to six years in prison and one 16-year-old to five years, but it is not clear whether they would appeal.
Listening to a recount of the tragic story, the court heard how the 21-year-old female student – originally from Turkey – was targeted at Vienna’s Paterstern station last April.
The woman had been out with a friend, but stopped off at the station so she could use the toilet.
But she was then followed by the three predators.
The youngest attacker reportedly held her to the ground as the other men violently raped her.
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During the incident, she was choked by the group as her head was smashed against the toilet bowl, the court heard.
Katharine Sauber, the state prosecutor told the court that the crime was premeditated as the trio had waited for their victim.
Ms Sauber added the victim has now returned to her home county, but has been forced to deal with psychological trauma as a result of the incident.
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The teenagers reportedly remained expressionless during the sentencing with two of the younger boys apologising to their victim.
A court spokeswoman said the maximum sentence was halved to seven-and-a-half years because the accused were under 18 when the attack took place.
Although detailed statistics have not been published, Austrian police have claimed a rise in petty crimes since the migrant crisis emerged, but not among serious crimes like murder and rape.
Austrian city of Innsbruck where mass attacks took place on NYE
The gang-rape jail sentencing in Vienna follows a series of sexual assaults in the Austrian city Innsbruck on New Years Eve.
Med describe as Asian or north African surrounded 8 women watching a firework display, kissing and groping them, according to police.
The head of the investigation, Ernst Kranebitter, told the BBC that the scale of the attacks and the way they were carried out were unprecedented for Innsbruck.