UPDATE: Ian Bourne at Bajan Reporter has been following the trial closely and says the above photo shows a sexual act consented to by the girl. Ian also has some additional information in a very worthwhile article: 2 Barbadian Trials, 2 Reactions – Ben Freeman & Jippy Doyle.
Prosecutor Leacock Says The Facts Of The Case Are Straightforward
Former Emmerdale star Ben Freeman raped a 16-year-old British tourist by a hotel pool after she “cried and begged him not to,” a court in Barbados has been told.
The distraught girl’s father found her “crying hysterically,” and fists flew as he confronted Freeman, the court heard on the opening day of the actor’ s trial on the Caribbean island.
The schoolgirl, who had just turned 16, met Freeman at a club at the upmarket hotel where both were staying with their respective families, said the Director of Public Prosecutions, Charles Leacock…
… continue reading this article at the Daily Mail (link here)
For our foreign visitors… to learn more about the troubling background of the Director of Public Prosecutions Charles Leacock – see the following Barbados Free Press articles…
The Sun: Ben Freeman Barbados Rape Photo