Cellphone messages help convict rapist
( 2004-01-05 15:21) (China Daily HK Edition)
The mobile phone messages sent
by a 16-year-old KTV singer desperately seeking help provided the crucial
evidence in convicting a man charged with violently raping her in Xuhui
District, reports Shanghai Morning Post.
Although the man claimed that Chen voluntarily had sex with him and took off
her clothes herself, the 10 messages she sent to one of her friends in 10
minutes showed she had been threatened with violence and forced to have sex.
The local court considered the messages as crucial evidence and convicted the