A male in a prolonged-expression gay connection has denied raping his female pal stating he was curious and the intercourse was consensual.
Dominic Edmund Hansson is standing demo accused of raping the female in her inner city Brisbane condominium in the early hrs of December 7, 2019.
The now 28 year outdated explained to police he was curious, inquiring the girl if she wanted to have sex, to which she replied “of system I do”, a Brisbane court has been advised.
On Hansson’s model the sex in many positions was consensual, immediately after which the pair fell asleep and never did it once again, prosecutor Chris Cook said in his closing argument on Wednesday.
The Crown argues Hansson was a dependable close friend of the girl, confiding in her which include about an argument with his boyfriend two days just before the sexual experience.
Hansson had been drinking at the Waterloo Lodge, been given no reaction when striving to speak to her and went to her residence, insisting on sleeping in her mattress.
“She didn’t see a great deal of a trouble with this as she was led to believe that he was homosexual, led to imagine he loved his husband or wife Tony, led to feel that he was her mate, led to believe that she could rely on him,” Mr Cook dinner advised the Brisbane District Court docket
He reported Hansson applied what he understood about the woman’s unconventional sexual intercourse existence as “entitlement to take care of her like an item … for his possess egocentric gratification”.
The girl has advised the courtroom she hardly ever gave consent, telling him to cease, but Hansson held her down, expressing “I know you like it rough.”
Mr Prepare dinner said the woman saved up appearances about their friendship for weeks as Hansson advised her he would take his possess existence if his husband or wife located out what occurred.
The lady advised friends that Hansson experienced pressured himself onto her right before reporting it to police in April 2020.
Mr Prepare dinner stated Hansson despatched the female photos of himself shirtless and “key messages about observing her in a bikini and how it built his dick tough”.
He argued the jury can come across no motive for the girl to lie.
Defence barrister Michael Bonasia reported Hansson did not need to have to describe why the lady would make up the allegations.
“It’s possible, just it’s possible, it is really due to the fact she was working with the disgrace of sleeping with (a man) who was in a partnership for some time, probably she was getting back at him for some hurtful messages that he despatched, perhaps it was out of anger. We will not know,” he additional.
Mr Bonasia stated the girl messaged Hansson a lot of situations following the come upon which include providing “intimate facts about fetish lifetime”, the moment saying she was “butt-naked in mattress with a gentleman”.
“They’re actions by someone that are inconsistent with getting been raped,” Mr Bonasia extra.
The jury has retired to think about its verdict.