Precis of Case
Allegations of pack rape were made by a woman against four men. The
allegations were made in July 2004, about events that occurred in 1989.
The allegations were made in the
context of similar rape allegations having been made against police
officers by Louise Nicholas, that gained significant news coverage.
The case went to trial, with the four men saying that that the sex was
consensual. All four men were found
guilty. One has since been granted a retrial.
July 5 2005
Based on the lack of concrete evidence that has been presented to warrant a
verdict on the basis of "beyond reasonable doubt", this site is
extremely concerned that a serious miscarriage of justice has possibly just