A single textual content despatched by Jarryd Hayne’s accuser to her buddy following his alleged sexual assault “says it all”, the crown prosecutor advised a court docket throughout closing arguments of the two-week trial.
The 35-year-old former NRL star pleaded not responsible to 2 counts of sexual activity with out consent, being oral and digital intercourse acts, on the NRL Grand Final night time 4 and a half years in the past.
The Crown has argued all through the trial on the NSW District Court that though the girl was flirty and suggestive by social media chats main as much as them assembly about 9pm on September 30, 2018, she made it clear on the night time she didn’t consent.
The court docket heard Hayne stopped by the girl’s residence in Fletcher, on the outskirts of Newcastle, on his manner again to Sydney from a boozy bucks’ weekend and had advised the taxi driver he wanted to choose up a bag someplace when the alleged assault occurred.
Crown Prosecutor John Sfinas advised the jury the girl determined she didn’t need to have intercourse with Hayne after she realised a taxi was ready exterior, however he pulled her denims down and assaulted her whereas she mentioned “no and stop”, leaving her bleeding and in ache.
But Hayne advised the court docket he was “shocked” when he realised he was lined within the lady’s blood, claiming he by accident clipped her along with his finger and the acts have been consensual.
As closing submissions continued earlier than Judge Graham Turnbull on Friday morning, Mr Sfinas advised the jury one textual content the alleged sufferer despatched her buddy after Hayne left her home “says it all”.
That textual content learn: “He just wanted to get the f*** out of here … he was just quiet”.
Mr Sfinas requested the jury to think about Hayne’s earlier proof by which he mentioned he determined to “pleasure” the girl after she advised him she didn’t need to have intercourse.
He advised the court docket Hayne didn’t need to pleasure her, that she was “nothing more than a diversion from his trip to Sydney” and that he hoped for a “get in, get out” situation.
“If you accept (the alleged victim’s) version of events, it was rough,” Mr Sfinas advised the court docket.
“Pleasuring someone takes time to ensure the person being pleasured is pleased … not a few minutes while the taxi is waiting outside.”
Mr Sfinas famous Hayne’s accuser earlier advised the court docket Hayne didn’t initially reply when she requested concerning the taxi ready exterior.
He advised the jury that signalled a “sinking feeling of being found out” as a result of he knew neither the girl or the taxi driver “would be happy about the situation”, therefore his “back up” excuse of telling the driving force he was solely selecting up a bag.
“Hayne’s evidence is he wanted to pleasure someone who was ‘filthy’, in his words, that a taxi was waiting outside … who had ‘wigged out’ … who had told him she would not be having sex with him,” Mr Sfinas advised the court docket.
“The Crown says he knew she was not consenting, not just by her words but also by her actions.
“She did not lie, she did not exaggerate, she did not embellish, she did not mislead.”
Closing submissions proceed.
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