Following a lengthy investigation, the police made a decision to take No Further Action against WS. This meant that he was released from bail and would face no charges and would have no criminal record, caution or adverse record against his name.
Two defendants contacted Mr Hunt following committal for sentence to the Crown Court from the Magistrates. They were unhappy in respect of their previous solicitors and advice that led to guilty pleas being entered on their behalf.
This article examines the elements of the offence of Rape, possible rape defences and the current state of the law; it cannot hope to be definitive but should serve as a good layman’s guide to the law.