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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"Further arrests" to follow after rape victim allegedly named on Twitter

North Wales Police have warned that "further arrests" will be made over the alleged naming of a rape victim on Twitter. Wales footballer Ched Evans was last week jailed for five years for the rape of a 19-year-old woman at a hotel at Rhuddlan.

Yesterday, police arrested three men, who have been released on bail. Two of the men were arrested under the Sexual Offences Amendments Act and the third was held on suspicion of malicious communication.

Victims of rape and other sexual assaults are given lifetime anonymity.

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