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Siân Beaven secures acquittal at Court Martial

News 11th November 2022
Siân Beaven

Siân Beaven, instructed by Bob Scott of Richard Griffiths & Co solicitors, secured an acquittal on two charges of sexual assault. The defendant, a LCpl, was accused of having entered the complainant’s room, and repeatedly touched his upper thigh without consent. The Prosecution case was, that following these episodes of touching, when the complainant had sought to leave, the defendant had repeatedly pushed him back onto the bed to prevent this. Following a two-day trial, the board returned unanimous not guilty verdicts on all counts.

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