R.K.K. v. Her Majesty the Queen

(British Columbia) (Criminal) (By Leave)

(Publication ban in case)


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Shortly after J.K.R. ended her relationship with R.K.K., they had sexual intercourse. J.K.R. testified that she did not consent to sexual intercourse. R.K.K. testified that she had consented. R.K.K. took a photograph of J.K.R. lying on the bed. J.K.R. testified that R.K.K. threatened to disseminate it. R.K.K., was convicted of sexual assault and extortion. The Court of Appeal dismissed the conviction appeal.