Chidi Okwechime stands trial in ACT Supreme Court over alleged Coombs rape

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By Blake Foden
Updated June 14 2022 - 8:19am, first published 7:00am
Chidi Okwechime outside court on Tuesday. Picture: Blake Foden

A woman claims she was raped by a "deranged animal" she met at a Canberra nightclub, telling police she said something like "you're killing me" as he choked her to stop her protesting.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.

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