Image: Wikicommons: Bidgee

The case against Bruce Lehrmann, the man accused of raping former Liberal party staffer Brittany Higgins at Parliament House, has been abandoned after a medical recommendation was made to not retry the case.

Shane Drumgold, the ACT director of public prosecution was advised to drop the charges as it would cause an unacceptable risk to the life of the complainant.
The jury from the first trial had been excused after one of the jurors obtained evidence outside the courtroom.
(Visited 16 times, 1 visits today)
Download Audio

The Wire is produced in partnership by

Contributor Stations

Supporters and Program Distribution