Retrial for rough sleeper

A rough sleeper accused of raping a student after asking her first attacker for a ‘go’ must wait 16 months for a retrial. Wesley Roden, 33, allegedly stumbled upon the 18-year-old woman in Victoria Embankment Gardens as she was being abused by another man, who is on the run. Roden later told police the complainant instigated sexual activity and said she had the ‘time of her life’. He denied rape and the jury at Southwark Crown Court was discharged last…

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