Bognor Regis man aquitted of rape

A man from Bognor Regis has been found not guilty of rape and attempted rape.

Thursday, 12th November 2015, 4:06 pm
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A jury took only 31 minutes to aquit Graham Hulston of the two charges by a unamimous decision at Chichester Crown Court today, Thursday November 12.

It followed a four-day trial in which Hulston, 46, of West Street, Bognor, had been accused of raping a woman in July 2014.

The prosecution had claimed that, following a night out, Hulston dragged the woman into a flat and then raped her.

Hulston denied both charges, and his account that the woman consented to sex was accepted by the jury, who delivered a unanimous not guilty verdict.

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