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Life and crimes of a violent young man

September 14, 1981 Born in Sydney.

August 2000 With several accomplices picked up teenage girls and gang-raped them.

December 2000 Skaf appeared in Bankstown Local Court on rape charges.

August 2002 Skaf jailed for 55 years, the harshest fixed sentence recorded in Australia for rape.

September 7, 2002 Skaf's mother, Baria, banned from visiting her son for two years after attempting to smuggle out of the Super Max two love letters to his girlfriend.

September 17, 2002 Skaf's father, Mustapha, investigated for allegedly trying to bribe a prison officer. His visiting rights were later restored and no charges were laid.

September 22, 2002 Reported on suicide watch after sleeping pills found in his cell.

December 4, 2002 Letter containing white powder addressed to Corrective Services Commissioner Ron Woodham found at Super Max.

March 2003 Charged with making threats to Commissioner Woodham.

March 2003 Prison authorities warn him to stop phoning and harassing his ex-girlfriend.

July 16, 2003 Magistrate Robert Rabbidge ordered Skaf to be present at a one-day hearing on threat charges on September 12.
Convicted serial rapist Bilal Skaf has turned on his once-loyal girlfriend and drawn pictures of her being sexually violated and executed with a machine-gun.

The five drawings found in Skaf's maximum security cell at Goulburn Jail's Super Max have horrified prison officers because of their images of violence and sexual depravity.

In one hand-drawn cartoon, an army officer is seen firing bullets into a woman at point-blank range. Blood is dripping from her wounds and seven spent shells are on the ground beside her body.

In another she is being gang-raped with one of the accomplices saying to the rapist: "Hurry up man there's 50 others waiting."

Skaf, who is serving 55 years in Australia's toughest prison for three pack...