However, the decision to hand the teenager a three year sentence was appealed.
“He has therefore decided not to refer the case to the Court of Appeal.”
Solicitor General Robert Buckland MP has declined to send the case to the Court of Appeal
“There are a number of troubling issues I have read about you in your background and if I was sentencing an adult for an offence as serious as this they would receive a very substantial period in prison.
“It is clear that one of the reasons you came to this country was because your mother was struggling to bring you up and you were reunited with your father who you have not had much contact with in the past.”
Defence lawyer Alwyn Jones said: “I hope this will address the underlying issues this young man has.”
Police in Derby
The rapist was also handed a restraining order forbidding him from contacting his victim for five years.
Judge Bennett also handed his father a 12-month parenting order to assist him as he brings the boy up.
The case caused outrage in the area at the time with one online commentator telling the local paper: “Another joke. Needs locking up”.