Man appears in court charged with Borough Road rape
A man has appeared in court after being charged with the rape of a teenage girl in Birkenhead .
Malon Bakasa attended Wirral Magistrates’ Court this morning after being accused of the Borough Road attack.
The 32-year-old was arrested and charged following a high-profile appeal on the BBC show Crimewatch.
CCTV from before the incident, which took place at around 5.30am on September 28, 2015, was shown to a national audience on Monday night.
The victim was an 18-year-old student who had been on a night out with friends in Liverpool city centre.
She took a taxi to Birkenhead with a friend, who... read more
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