Rape trial hears girl was ‘was drunk, but she was still herself’

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA DL Debate – 24/05/21 WhatsApp Twitter Pinterest Pinterest Google+ By News Highland – July 10, 2018 Google+ Facebook WhatsAppcenter_img Previous articleUnique Enterprise Fair happening during Dungloe FestivalNext articleEducation Minister to be questioned over three school campus News Highland Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Rape trial hears girl was ‘was drunk, but she was still herself’ Twitter Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th The trial of a teenager charged with raping a 16-year-old girl in Co Donegal has heard evidence that the girl was “drunk but still herself”, and was “not falling all over the place” after the alleged incidents.The youth, now aged 19, denies raping and orally raping the girl behind a building in a town in Co Donegal in the early hours of the morning after St Patrick’s Day on March 18, 2016.On the fifth day of the trial yesterday, one of the girl’s friends described seeing her standing alone outside a takeway with blood on her hand and chest shortly after the alleged offences.The witness told the court that the girl had been upset and that when she asked her if she was ok, she replied “No” in an upset voice.”She was drunk, but she was still herself. She wasn’t falling all over the place” the witness saidThe court also heard from another young woman who gave details about three Snapchat messages she received from the accused just over two weeks after the alleged offences, in which he said he had heard some rumours in school, and wanted to check that she was OK.The jury also heard from a nurse who examined the conplainant at a Sexual Assault and Treatment Unit two days after the alleged offences.The nurse gave details of “multiple bruisings and abrasions” found all over the girl’s body and said that due to the extent of the injuries, a garda photographer had been called to take photos.The trial continues.last_img read more