Rape trial

Oritse Williams rape trial: Woman 'lay like dead body'

Ex-JLS singer Oritse Williams "jumped on" the woman after a concert in Wolverhampton in December 2016, a court heard.

Co-defendant, Jamien Nagadhana, 32, from Hounslow, London, denied assault by penetration.

Mr Williams, 32 from Croydon, south London, has pleaded not guilty to rape.

Prosecutors at Wolverhampton Crown Court said the woman and her two friends met the pair at a nightclub after the solo gig.


NZ man on rape trial

Douglas Ross of Otahuhu, New Zealand and Stella Teha Pia are standing trial on the charge of aggravate rape, a charge under section 347 of the Criminal Code Act.

They appeared before Justice Panuel Mogish this morning where the allegations against them were read in court.

Both Ross and Pia pleaded not guilty to the allegations which saw the trial commence.

It is the State’s allegation that they sexually assaulted a Joselyn Pakure between  August  1 and 2, 2015 at their home at Boroko after they invited her and other friends over for a gathering that night.  

Woman’s story not true, witness tells court

She took to the witness stand today (Tuesday afternoon) and told the court that the woman who alleged she was raped by her brother, Nigel Kipma, of Wosea, East Sepik Province was not true and she wanted to tell the court her brother’s side of the story.

She said her brother; (Nigel) was in a relationship with the complainant when the alleged offense took place between Dec 10 and Dec 15, 2010 at the Institute of Public Administration residential area.