Bruce Lehrmann Wiki – Bruce Lehrmann Biography
Bruce Lehrmann, accused of raping Brittany Higgins inside an office in Parliament House in 2019, will stand trial in the ACT Supreme Court.
Lehrmann has pleaded not guilty to the charge.
Today, he appeared in the ACT Magistrates Court by telephone.
He is 26 years old.
Brittany Higgins Raped At Parliament House
Ms. Higgins went public with the allegation in February, sparking a national conversation about the treatment of women and their involvement in politics.
She has told media Mr. Lehrmann allegedly assaulted her in the Parliament House office of minister Linda Reynolds, for whom they both worked.
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He is due to next appear in the Supreme Court on November 18.
Bruce Lehrmann Charged
Lehrmann is facing one charge of sexual intercourse without consent over the alleged incident in the office of a government minister at Parliament House in March 2019. He has pleaded not guilty to the charge.
During a brief hearing in the ACT Magistrates Court, both the defense and prosecution teams agreed to waive the committal hearing, allowing the matter to proceed to trial.
The 26-year-old accused wasn’t in court but did appear via phone link.