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Justin McClintock secures not guilty verdicts for defendant accused of whisky bottle attack and sexual assault

By April 29, 2014No Comments

Justin McClintock has secured the acquittal of a defendant charged with sexual assault and assault occasioning actual bodily harm. The prosecution case was that the complainant had been sexually assaulted before being struck over the head with a whisky bottle.

Significant inconsistencies in the prosecution evidence were exposed during cross-examination, with the jury returning unanimous not guilty verdicts in respect of both allegations.