Apex court allows expert report, rejects rebuttal testimony for prosecution’s appeal in rape case

The prosecution filed an appeal against the acquittal, and also applied to introduce two sets of evidence – a sworn statement from Idris’ son to rebut the employer’s testimony, and an expert report from a senior government psychologist to address the trial judge’s “misconception of what is typical rape victim behaviour”. Defence counsel Abraham Vergis of Providence Law Asia resisted the prosecution’s bid. Read the full story here: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/courts-crime/apex-court-allows-expert-report-rejects-rebuttal-testimony-for-prosecutions