Ched Evans's rape conviction

Nine people have each been ordered to pay a rape victim for revealing her name on social networks after footballer Ched Evans was convicted of raping her at Caernarfon Crown Court in April.

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North Wales Police: "no-one is above the law"

Credit: North Wales Police

DCI Steve Williams from North Wales Police said: " I would like to pay tribute to the courage of the victim in this case who has shown a great deal of resilience and strength in very difficult circumstances.

"I sincerely hope that the guilty verdict will provide some closure on this horrendous ordeal for the victim and that she will be able to rebuild her life which was shattered by the events of 30th May 2011"

"No-one is above the law and I welcome the conviction."

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