Meath guy jailed for raping girl he came across on dating app loses appeal

Meath guy jailed for raping girl he came across on dating app loses appeal

Judge claims there isn’t any empirical proof to recommend an individual without any past beliefs is more prone to inform the facts

Martin Sherlock (31) of Athlumney Wood, Navan, Co Meath pictured at their test year that is last. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A Meath man jailed for raping a lady he met regarding the online dating app Badoo has lost an appeal against their conviction.

Martin Sherlock (31) while the woman, an international nationwide, had arranged to meet up but she told him they might not need intercourse with out a condom. She began to feel uncomfortable during other activity that is sexual stated Sherlock failed to stop whenever she stated “no”. Later on, she realised he’d ejaculated inside her.

Sherlock, of Athlumney Wood, Navan, Co Meath had pleaded not liable to raping the girl at her Dublin house on 14, 2015 august. He pleaded accountable to stealing her mobile.

Their defence had been that intercourse have been consensual. He admitting hearing some “nos” but after some stopping and beginning, thought she ended up being pleased to move forward.

A Central Criminal Court jury discovered him responsible carrying out a trial that is four-day he had been sentenced to 5 years imprisonment by Mr Justice Patrick McCarthy on July 2, 2018. Lanjutkan membaca “Meath guy jailed for raping girl he came across on dating app loses appeal”