A MAN who was accused of raping a 15-year-old girl along with two other men while she was under the influence of drink and drugs walked free from court today.
Mykolas Bogdanovicius, 22, originally from Latvia, who now lives in Glasgow, was cleared of sexually abusing the teen at a flat in Burnfield Road, Glasgow, on January 3, 2015.
Prosecutor Bernard Ablett withdrew the charge against him at the High Court in Glasgow.
Judge Lord Armstrong told Bogdanovicius: “The Crown have withdrawn the charge against you and I formally acquit you.”
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Aivars Hauberts, 21, and Ailands Aleksanders, 22, are both still on trial accused of raping the girl, who is now aged 19.
They are both alleged to have sexually attacked her as she was falling in and out of sleep while intoxicated with alcohol and cannabis.
Ludvigs Rudevics, 35, is accused of raping the teen at a flat in Ardencraig Road, Glasgow, on July 14 or July 15, 2015.
And a fourth accused Hardis Gindra, 27, is charged with having underage sex with her on July 14, 2015.
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All four deny the charges against them.
In evidence earlier the girl claimed she was raped at a party for her 15th birthday.
The trial continues.
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