International Legal News: Jury Clears Nigerian of Rape Charges as the Victim 'Thought she was in bed with his white friend'

In Bolton Crown Court, UK, the Jury cleared a Nigerian man of rape charges within 27 minutes after it was found that the victim ‘thought she was in bed with his white friend'. Sam Obeghe, 26 year old Nigerian student at University of Salford was accused of rape by a white woman; and the case dragged on for more than a year. As the Jury of five women and seven men acquitted him of all charges, Sam had to fight back his tears. Last year, Sam Obeghe was accused of raping a women aged 21, who worked as a shop assistant nearby. As per reports, the woman had consumed liquor, and she failed to comprehend who was in bed with her, as she 'thought she was in bed with his (Sam’s) white friend' Here is a link to the report as published in international newspapers: IMG-20160513-WA0003