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Legal professionals for Jacob Hoggard to proceed questioning of 2nd complainant Friday

Legal professionals for Jacob Hoggard to proceed questioning of 2nd complainant Friday

TORONTO – A girl who alleges she was raped by Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard in a Toronto lodge room greater than 5 years in the past is predicted to take the stand once more at present at his intercourse assault trial.

The Ottawa girl, who’s the second complainant within the trial, testified earlier this week that she got here throughout the Hedley frontman on the relationship app Tinder in November 2016 and, later that month, agreed to fulfill him to have intercourse.

She stated as soon as she joined him at a lodge, Hoggard raped her anally, vaginally and orally, and at one level choked her exhausting sufficient she thought she may die.

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Jacob Hoggard trial: Defence suggests complainant made up ‘tales’ to get ‘revenge’ on Hoggard

Defence attorneys have prompt she was injured throughout consensual intercourse and made up rape allegations after Hoggard misplaced curiosity in her.

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Hoggard has pleaded not responsible to 2 counts of sexual assault inflicting bodily hurt and considered one of sexual interference, a cost that refers back to the sexual touching of an individual underneath 16.

The opposite complainant, who was 16 on the time, has testified Hoggard raped her vaginally and orally, and tried to take action anally, in September 2016.

An agreed assertion of info says Hoggard had a sexual encounter with every complainant on separate events within the fall of 2016.

© 2022 The Canadian Press

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