Asked by Jaydene
on 04-08-2020 21:05:45
Question posted in the Criminal Law
category relating to Western Cape
Question value: R 300.00
Is it possible to withdraw a rape charge after 8 months? And will the accused get bail if he has 2 rape charges
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Posted by Att. Patrick on 14-08-2020 21:24:23
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Yes and no.
Yes, because you can tell the prosecutor that you don't want to testify anymore.
No, because it is technically the State which is prosecuting the accused, not you. You are simply a complainant and a witness to the case.
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