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Australian attorney general Christian Porter denies rape allegation

By Abiodun Ogundairo
06 March 2021   |   11:56 am
Australia's attorney general Christian Porter speaking to a press conference in Perth, identifies himself as the unnamed cabinet minister accused of raping a 16-year-old girl, but denies the decades-old allegation. After a week of speculation that has dominated Australian politics, 50-year-old Christian Porter -- the government's top lawyer and a former prosecutor -- tearfully denied wrongdoing, saying "the allegations never happened."

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