Rape – Charges Withdrawn
The client pleaded not guilty throughout and took the matter to a trial. Pre-trial discussion was based on whether the complainant was a witness of truth – she had lied at the previous committal hearing and when confronted with numerous text messages of a sexual nature sent by her to the accused over the 6 month period following the alleged rape, she denied that she had sent them.
DISCLAIMER: This is a real case study of an actual case from our files. Details pertaining to the client have been changed to protect their privacy. The sentence imposed and the charge have not been altered. These case studies are published to demonstrate real outcomes and give an indication of possible tariffs in Court. We do not guarantee a similar case on these charges will get the same result. Please note that we post results at our discretion, therefore while many case studies are average results, others are notable for their exceptional outcomes. PUBLISHED 25/02/2013