Court frees man of rape charges

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THE High Court in Labasa overturned the guilty opinion by assessors and acquitted a 58-year-old man accused of raping an 18-year-old girl. High Court Judge Justice Vinsent Perera said prosecution had failed to prove the two disputed elements involving consent beyond reasonable doubt. “Considering all the circumstances, I have concluded that the complainant’s evidence regarding […]

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