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Court name
Court of Appeal
Case number
SCA 17 of 2009
Counsel for plantiff
A Madeleine

Lucas v R (SCA 17 of 2009) [2011] SCCA 38 (02 September 2011);

Media neutral citation
[2011] SCCA 38
Counsel for defendant
K Domingue
Headnote and holding:

Sexual Assault - Appeal dismissed -  It is not obligatory on the courts to give a corroboration warning in cases involving sexualoffences and we leave it at the discretion of judges to look for corroboration when there is an evidential basis for it.

Coram
Domah, JA
Fernando, JA
Twomey, JA