Cheryl Maddison: Moroccan waiter who raped British model and left her for dead is jailed for 23 years

'I couldn't be happier': British model, 25, breaks down in tears of joy as Moroccan waiter who raped and left her for dead is jailed for 23 years Mohamed Fadel el Anssari was jailed for attacking Cheryl Maddison in 2008El Anssari attacked Miss Maddison as she returned home from work He strangled the model and stabbed her repeatedly in Magaluf, Majorca Miss Maddison pretended to be dead in a bid to stop the attack By Gerrard Couzens PUBLISHED: 16:02 GMT, 5 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:52 GMT, 6 February 2013 A British woman who was raped at knifepoint and left for dead said she ‘couldn’t be happier’ after her attacker was jailed for 23 years yesterday. Moroccan waiter Mohamed Fadel el Anssari stabbed Cheryl Maddison repeatedly in the neck, throat and back after carrying out the sex attack in Magaluf, Majorca, in May 2008. Judges in Palma sentenced him to 11 years for rape and 12 years for attempted murder.