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Haryana police earlier issued a "lookout notice" for Honeypreet Insan, adopted daughter of the Dera Sacha Sauda chief, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, for sedition, instigating violence and conspiring to free Singh after his rape conviction last week.
The Loose Women panel were discussing the topic of consent following Evans' rape conviction being overturned, when Ms Hunniford said: "I wouldn't send my grandchildren to him for sex education.
Footballer Ched Evans' rape conviction has been referred to the Court of Appeal MARTIN RICKETT
Jalosjos asked the SC to dismiss a resolution issued by the Commission on Elections, which canceled his certificate of candidacy for the local post in Zamboanga City due to his rape conviction.
He failed to disclose that he had a rape conviction when he applied for a place on a music technology course at Glyndwer University.
The Supreme Court upheld former President Moshe Katzav's rape conviction and seven-year sentence.
And just 36 per cent of rape trials resulted in a rape conviction and more than half resulted in no conviction at all, even for a lesser offence.
The commission would be named after Timothy Cole, who was posthumously exonerated after a 1986 wrongful rape conviction.
A MIDDLESBROUGH man has had his rape conviction overturned after top judges ruled there was no "sensible explanation" for the jury's guilty verdict.
The newspaper noted that the Israeli High Court set a precedent for the charge of rape by deception in 2008 when it rejected an appeal against a rape conviction by a man who impersonated an housing ministry official, promising women he would get them an apartment if they slept with him.
The 28-year-old Pakistani had his jail time more than halved after he appealed against the original rape conviction.
However, some legal commentators say the rape conviction figures are skewed because they take no account of false allegations of rape.
A man who had his double rape conviction quashed after spending four and a half years in jail failed yesterday in a High Court bid to force the Government to award him compensation for his suffering.
Burton is a former Antelope Valley resident who returned to California after his original Georgia rape conviction was overturned on appeal.
Three senior judges gave their reasons for quashing an accused's rape conviction as unsafe and ordering a retrial in a case which focused on the "introduction of extraneous material into the jury room after their retirement".