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'Rape' victim sobs as she's accused of lying
11:00am Wednesday 20th February 2013 in News
A WOMAN who says she was raped in an Oxford park yesterday sobbed as she denied lying.
Julio Dos-Santos, of Nightingale Avenue, Oxford, and Takudzwa Hunda, of Casterbridge Road, Swindon, deny committing the alleged attack in Bury Knowle Park, Headington, on September 11.
The pair have been charged with two counts of rape and two counts of a serious sexual assault.
Yesterday, during the second day of their trial at Oxford Crown Court, the 20-year-old who made the complaint against them was questioned by barristers.
The woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, said she was “very drunk” on the night of the incident.
She was challenged over her claims that she was forced to drink vodka in the park, and was accused of “not telling the truth”.
The trial continues.