Meath guy jailed for raping woman he came across on dating app loses appeal
Judge states there is absolutely no empirical evidence to recommend an individual without any past beliefs is much more more likely to inform the facts
Martin Sherlock (31) of Athlumney Wood, Navan, Co Meath pictured at their trial year that is last. Photograph: Collins Courts.
A Meath man jailed for raping a lady he came across from the internet sexybrides.org sign in dating app Badoo has lost an appeal against their conviction.
Martin Sherlock (31) and also the woman, an international national, had arranged to meet up with but she told him they are able to n’t have intercourse without having a condom. She started initially to feel uncomfortable during other sexual intercourse and stated Sherlock would not stop whenever she stated “no”. Later, she realised he’d ejaculated inside her.
Sherlock, of Athlumney Wood, Navan, Co Meath had pleaded not liable to raping the lady at her Dublin house on 14, 2015 august. He pleaded responsible to stealing her cellular phone.
Their defence had been that intercourse have been consensual. He admitting hearing some “nos” but after some stopping and beginning, thought she ended up being very happy to proceed.
A Central Criminal Court jury discovered him responsible adhering to a four-day test and he had been sentenced to 5 years imprisonment by Mr Justice Patrick McCarthy on July 2, 2018. Continue reading Meath guy jailed for raping woman he came across on dating app loses appeal