Crown Prosecution Service issues statement after Ched Evans cleared of rape
The Crown Prosecution Service has released a statement about Ched Evans following the former Sheffield United striker being cleared of rape.
Ched was acquitted of raping a 19-year-old woman in a hotel room in north Wales, after a two-week retrial.
This afternoon, the CPS, which is responsible for the administration of court cases, released a statement about the case.
Ed Beltrami, Chief Crown Prosecutor for CPS Wales said:
“We respect the decision of the jury today. This case hinged on the issue of sexual consent – that someone consents if they agree by choice and have the freedom and... read more
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