Commission refers the rape conviction of Benjamin O’Meally to the to the Court of Appeal

The Criminal Cases Review Commission has referred the rape conviction of Benjamin O’Meally to the Court of Appeal.

Mr O’Meally was tried for rape in September 2009 at Wolverhampton Combined Court. He pleaded not guilty but was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment with a  minimum term of nine years and three months.

Mr O’Meally sought to appeal against his conviction in 2009 but his appeal was dismissed. He applied to the Commission for a review of his conviction in October 2010.