December 8th, 2017

Accused Acquitted, Complainant Unreliable Witness – R v. D, 2017 Edmonton Court of Queen’s Bench

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Accused charged with sexual assault, assault, and uttering threats. Allegation that accused forced sexual intercourse on  spouse, and then assaulted and threatened the spouse the following morning. Held: Acquitted. Accused found to be a credible witness while complainant was found to be unreliable, admittedly dishonest, and had a motive to fabricate the allegations. Court left with … Read More.