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Man arrested over 'rape victim' tweet

A man has been arrested in connection with a tweet that claimed to know the identity of a rape victim.

A tweet containing personal opinion about who the author thought was a victim of sex offences, including rape was sent on Wednesday February 27 2013.

By law, victims of all sexual offences are afforded anonymity for life.

A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of publishing a name, address or photograph that would identify someone that should be anonymous.

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