Practice and Procedure

R V W (1999)

PUBLISHED December 13, 1999

In view of the fact that the complainant's credibility was not thoroughly pursued at trial, the conviction for offences of rape and having sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 16 would be regarded as unsafe and was accordingly quashed.

CA (Crim Div) (Lord Bingham of Cornhill LCJ, Garland J, Nelson J)