ACT Appeal Court dismisses Chidi Okwechime's challenge of rape sentence, convictions

June 13 2023 - 5:30am
Convicted rapist Chidi Okwechime. Picture by Blake Foden
Convicted rapist Chidi Okwechime. Picture by Blake Foden

A rapist, previously described as a "deranged animal" by his victim, has lost an appeal after a court dismissed claims his jail time was "excessive" and his guilty verdicts were "unreasonable".

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Hannah Neale


Hannah is a reporter with The Canberra Times. She is currently covering ACT courts. Hannah started as a journalist with The Southern Highland News and The Goulburn Post before moving to the ACT.

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