Supreme Court quashed jury's 'unusual' verdict in Charlie Star rape case

By Court of Appeal
December 26 2020 - 3:30am
NOT GUILTY: Charlie Star was originally sentenced to four years in jail for an allegation of rape following a County Court trial. He has been a free man since being released on appeal last month.
NOT GUILTY: Charlie Star was originally sentenced to four years in jail for an allegation of rape following a County Court trial. He has been a free man since being released on appeal last month.

Supreme Court of Appeal judges have explained why they ruled that acquitting Charlie Star of the rape of a 17-year-old girl at a Kergunyah birthday party in 2017 was the "only appropriate course".

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