In 2011, the now 41-year-old drosjesjåføren found guilty of raping a drunken passenger. The ruling from Gulating lagmannsrett was three and a half years in prison, fradømmelse of the right to be a taxi driver on lifetime, and 100,000 dollars in restitution, write Rett24.
The offended woman explained that she had had a blackout, and therefore not remembered any of the rape.
the Driver explained in his page that the woman had to bring money to the payment, and that he was with to make sure that she actually paid. Well inside the house, she began to make advances, after which the two voluntarily had sexual intercourse.
Gjenopptakelseskommisjonen decided 1. march to reopen the case for the second time after that the woman's brother explained that his sister had told that she had invented the rape to get money.
After this decided the prosecution to state a claim for disputed this claim. 18. June put so Borgarting court of appeal the final sentence for the criminal part, by the fact that it was delivered frifinnende judgment without the main hearing.
Drosjesjåførens defender, Stein Erik Ottesen, says that he is the 11. July submitted a petition to the Borgarting about the new treatment of the civilian requirements. Then comes the work to claim compensation from the state for wrongful prosecution.
– We are talking about several million just for his sentence, and then comes the lost of business profits in addition. It is the first time I have been involved in a case like this. It is also a question whether the woman should be reported for false accusation. It may be a question of limitation, as we have not concluded, says Ottesen to Rett24.