Website maintenance:

We will carry out maintenance on the website for a period to come. We apologize in advance for any problems this may cause. If you are unable to access the website it is probably due to updates. Please try to re-enter the website in 10 minutes time. Sincerely, The Web Development team!

Taxi driver charged with rape in Tromsø

District CourtDistrict Court.Photo: Terje Pedersen / NTB scanpix

Advertisement

A taxi driver in Tromsø was accused of raping a female passenger in her 20’s. In addition, he was accused of abusing his position.

 

These facts were shown in an appeal filed by the public prosecutor in Troms and Finnmark in January, wrote TV 2 news.

The driver picked up the female customer and drove her to a street located a stone’s throw away from the police station in Tromsø. There, he is accused of having raped her.

The woman was so drunk that she was unable to oppose the attack.

The accused acknowledges that he and the woman have had sexual contact, but claimed that the contact was voluntary.

“He denies punishment for both appeal points,” said the driver’s defense lawyer, Bjørn Morten Litveit Hansen.

 

© NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today

Advertisement

Be the first to comment on "Taxi driver charged with rape in Tromsø"

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.


*