One of Australia’s most notorious gang rapists, Mohammed Skaf, has filed a restraining order against two people, including a drug dealer, two years after being released from prison.
Skaf, 40, left the Long Bay Correctional Complex in October 2021 after serving a 22-year prison sentence for his role in a series of brutal sexual assaults in Sydney’s southwest – carried out while he was 17 years old, alongside his brother Bilal. .
The brothers, along with a dozen others, went on a month-long rape rampage. in the weeks leading up to the 2000 Olympics, he detained at least six women against their will and repeatedly assaulted them.
Few crimes in Australia’s recent history have sparked as much community anger as the gang’s campaign of terror.
Upon his release, Skaf had expressed his desire to marry, have children, find a job and study architecture.
However, Daily Mail Australia can now reveal he fears for his personal safety.
Mohammed Skaf is pictured on the day he walked from the Long Bay Correctional Complex in Sydney, October 2021
Mohammed Skaf (right) was released in 2021 from Long Bay Prison. Bilal Skaf (left) will be eligible for parole in 2033. He is serving a minimum sentence of 28 years with a maximum of 31 years.
In June, police issued orders for apprehended violence against Alexandra Mastropetros, 32, and Hicham Ismail, 31, on behalf of Skaf.
The AVO against Ismail, who had previously been jailed for affray, was upheld at Bankstown Local Court in September for a period of two years.
The restraining order against Mastropetros came as she was charged with criminal harassment and intimidation with intent to cause fear and physical harm.
Mastropetros failed to appear in court on September 7, in accordance with her bail conditions, and was found guilty in her absence.
She was also convicted of two drug supply offenses and will appear in court again for sentencing on September 21.
Skaf was one of a gang of Lebanese-Australian youths led by his older brother Bilal who carried out gang rapes in south-west Sydney in 2000.
At least six women and girls were detained and repeatedly sexually assaulted in four attacks that shocked Australia and brought racial tensions to a fever pitch in New South Wales.
Mohammed Skaf is pictured outside his family’s home in Greenacre
Gang rapist Mohammed Skaf after his arrest at the age of 17
A woman was raped 25 times by 14 attackers in three locations during an ordeal that lasted six hours.
She was called an “Australian pig”, told she was going to get it “Leb style” and asked if “Leb c*** tasted better than Aussie c*** “.
In another attack, a 16-year-old girl was pushed to the ground and raped by Bilal, 18, while a dozen of his subordinates laughed around her.
“These men treated her a bit like wild animals treat their prey that they have just killed,” Judge Michael Finnane said at the time.
He described their crimes as “worse than murder.”
“These were not random attacks and, in my opinion, they were intended to sow terror in the community,” he said.
“It seemed clear to me that these men were sending a message to the Sydney community.
“Skaf and the members of this gang clearly wanted public recognition for what they had done.”
Skaf’s brother, Bilal, was the leader of the gang. He was almost 19 at the time of his arrest and is now 42. He will be eligible for parole in 2033.
Nine members of the Skaf gang have been imprisoned. About five offenders were never arrested.
Upon his release from prison in October 2021, the younger Skaf brother had spent most of his life in custody and had never publicly expressed remorse for his crimes.
The Skaf family home is about 1 mile from Gosling Park (above), where one of the Skaf gang’s pack rapes took place on August 12, 2000.
The collective rape of the Skaf: a chronology
Bilal Skaf (pictured) was the leader of a gang of rapists who rampaged through Sydney in the weeks leading up to the 2000 Olympics.
August 10, 2000: Two teenagers aged 17 and 18 were offered drugs. They were taken by car to the gang, who were waiting for them at Northcote Park in Greenacre. The couple were forced to perform sexual acts on eight men.
August 12, 2000: Mohammed Skaf took a 16-year-old friend to his brother and other gang members in Gosling Park, Greenacre. Bilal Skaf and another man raped the girl in front of 12 men.
August 30, 2000: An 18-year-old woman was raped in Bankstown by Mohammed Skaf who told her he was going to “fuck her Leb style”. She was taken to two other locations and raped and assaulted by 14 men over six hours.
September 4, 2000: Two 16-year-old girls were taken from a Beverly Hills train station to a house where they were repeatedly raped by three men over the course of five hours.