Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Rape accused cleared

A MAN and a woman charged in connection with the rape of a child in Henley have been cleared.

Hammad Rehman, 37, of Caversham Road, Reading, was accused of raping a girl under the age of 13 in 2011. The 24-year-old woman, 24, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was charged with facilitating the commission of a child sex offence.

The Crown Prosecution Service said the victim had withdrawn her support for the court proceedings. A spokeswoman said: “The prosecutor reviewed the case and decided that it was not in the public interest to proceed.”

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