Prosecutors believe they have enough evidence against MP accused of rape

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Prosecutors believe they have enough evidence to convict a former government minister for rape.

He appeared before All Saints Magistrate’s Court this morning and the case is now set for committal proceedings on April 28.

Allegations made by a woman against the minister first surfaced last October.

The MP says he is innocent of the charges and will be vindicated  in the courts.

Today, his current defence team asked to be furnished with a copy of the Director of Public Prosecution’s file ahead of April’s committal proceedings.

The man is on bail in the sum of $15,000 and other reporting conditions.

 

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4 COMMENTS

  1. In the name of the ancestors, justice is gonna be done. If he guilty, he will spend years in 1735. If not, he’ll be back in Parliament. Simple as that. Spiritual powers are at work. Justice and Truth shall triumph. Let the Higher Powers do their work.

  2. Is there enough evidence to get justice for:
    ANDREA HUGHES
    ANDREA HUGHES
    ANDREA HUGHES
    ANDREA HUGHES

  3. Sekunda X:The Prosecutors do believe.They have enough evidence to proceed against MP accused of RAPE.Justice shall prevail if and when found guilty.He is sentenced to 1735.Then his political aspirations would be over.

    • There are many instances in which prosecutors BELIEVE they have enough evidence and when it is presented before the Court the evidence falls short of reasonable doubt. The prosecutor has a job to do, but that does not automatically make their BELIEF reach the level of what is necessary for a conviction. At the end of the day, what is presented before the jury is what matters. If the prosecution’s case is not as strong as they initially thought, the defence does not even have to say anything. “He who asserts must prove.” That is the premise of criminal law. So it is not a given that a conviction is a foregone conclusion based on the BELIEF of the prosecution.

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