By Pat Yarker
A sixteen-year old schoolboy pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey this month to raping his teacher in her classroom at a south London school. He was 15 years old at the time of the assault in September 2004.
The prosecutor, Brendon Kelly, told the court that the teacher “did all she could to resist”, and detailed how she had fought against her attacker. Her courage and presence of mind in retaining some of her attacker’s semen in her mouth later enabled conclusive DNA evidence of his guilt to be laid before him, and was instrumental in his guilty plea. This in turn ensured that