TORONTO — Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard is anticipated to return to the stand at present at his intercourse assault trial.
The Hedley frontman has pleaded not responsible to 2 counts of sexual assault inflicting bodily hurt and one in every of sexual interference, a cost that refers back to the sexual touching of somebody below 16.
Prosecutors allege he violently and repeatedly raped two ladies, one in every of whom was 16 on the time, in two separate incidents within the fall of 2016.
The complainants have testified they cried and mentioned no in the course of the encounters, which occurred in Toronto-area lodge rooms.
Hoggard started his testimony Tuesday, saying each encounters have been consensual and passionate.
He mentioned he relied on verbal and non-verbal cues to gauge consent with every of the complainants.
Crown alleges Jacob Hoggard violently raped teenage lady, lady in 2016 incidents
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