Mr Pape mentioned he contacted homosexual charities and campaigners to elucidate his issues, including: “I did not belief the police to hyperlink it correctly. I used to be involved about younger, homosexual males in Barking.”
Mr Pape wept as he described listening to that Port had been arrested.
He mentioned: “I feel I felt a mixture of feelings, actually a form of anger as a result of it felt like I had these issues … that an older man may be preying on youthful males … and I felt like I hadn’t been listened to.
“I want I may return and inform myself to push it extra.”
In 2016, Port, now 46, was given a complete life sentence after being discovered responsible of murdering Mr Walgate, 23, Mr Kovari, 22, Mr Whitworth, 21, and closing sufferer Jack Taylor, 25, between June 2014 and September 2015.
Peter Skelton QC, counsel for the Metropolitan Police, mentioned officers concerned within the case had apologised for the police response, however urged to Mr Pape that “incompetence doesn’t all the time equate to prejudice”.
Mr Pape replied: “I’d agree that what occurred right here was incompetence… However behind that incompetence there must be a motive why so many individuals had been making such stunning errors.”
The inquests proceed.