Judge rules Jian Ghomeshi not guilty on sexual assault charges, casts doubt on alleged victims' stories
TORONTO — A judge on Thursday found a former Canadian Broadcasting Corp. radio host not guilty of sexual assault in a case that had sparked a nationwide conversation about consent and sexual harassment.
Jian Ghomeshi had faced four counts of sexual assault and one count of choking based on alleged incidents involving three women. He is the former host of “Q,” a popular radio show on culture heard in Canada and on many U.S. public stations.
Justice William Horkins acquitted Ghomeshi on all charges, saying it is difficult to have trust in witnesses who selectively or deliberately suppressed information. Read more…More about