An Australian man who was accused of rape by an ex-partner will have to go through a second trial after jurors couldn’t come to a decision on one of the charges against him. The same jury acquitted him on three other charges, but could not reach a verdict on another charge, resulting in another trial.
The man was not allowed to tell jurors that the woman who has accused him has made numerous other false accusations in the past, The Australian reported.
“These included telling friends she had been sexually assaulted and gang raped. She also claimed a man had raped her with an unknown object, asking a friend to take her to hospital for treatment for internal injuries. However, the woman later admitted she had lied — there was no rape and no offender. She subsequently pleaded guilty to making a false complaint to police,” the outlet wrote.
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