Alleged rapist claimed he was framed
Alleged rapist Haliffie Mamat, 24, told the court on Friday (May 22) that the alleged victim had cried rape to get back at him for robbing her.
In his cross examination, Deputy Public Prosecutor S Sellakumaran asked him if the then-34-year-old woman went through invasive medical examinations, had her blood sample taken, and was questioned by police for hours just to get back at him.
The storeman replied: "Yes".
Haliffie is on trial for allegedly raping the woman on a bridge along Kallang Bahru Road between 6.30am and 6.45am on May 4, 2013.
He is also accused of robbing her of her Louis Vuitton handbag, two mobile phones, some $300 in cash and a bottle of Bvlgari perfume.
Read the full report in our print edition on May 23.
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