Sexual Assault – Acquittal

Our client was charged with sexual assault with a weapon. He had been involved in a romantic relationship with a person. One morning he went over to her apartment to ask that they no longer see each other. He was accused of performing sexual acts against the complainant’s will while holding a knife against her throat.

Defence Action

Our Client entered a not-guilty plea and Ms. Verdurmen represented him at trial. Both the complainant and the client gave evidence. Following Ms. Verdurmen’s rigorous cross-examination of the complainant, the Judge found that the evidence was not reliable or credible because of inconsistencies found in her story.

Decision

The client was acquitted of the charge.

Client: 45324

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