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Police officer prosecuted by Sarah Jones KC receives sentence of 16 and a half years’ imprisonment

News 10th October 2023

PC Ravi Canhye was convicted following a trial at Winchester Crown Court for offences of rape and sexual assault. The attacks took place over the course of a weekend in April 2022.

Sarah Jones KC told the jury PC Canhye “span out of control” after drinking heavily which “changed or disinhibited” him and he behaved like an “animal”.

The case has been widely reported in the national press: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-dorset-67019045 and https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/dorset-police-winchester-crown-court-poole-b2423815.html


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