Prominent businessman to appeal

Victoria Young
Wed, 24 Mar 2021

The prominent businessman yesterday found guilty of sexual assault will appeal the verdicts against him.His lawyer David Jones QC confirmed an appeal would be made against the unanimous jury decisions.The person was found guilty in the high court at Auckland of three sexual assault charges and two charges of trying to dissuade a witness from giving evidence.The businessman was accused of assaulting three young men, all in the arts industry, in complaints about incidents occurring as far back as 2001.His associate was also found guilty of t...

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