Alleged Qld rapists boasted about attacks

May 18, 2018

Accused rapist Jack Scott Turner Winship has given evidence as his trial.

One of the two men accused of raping a drunk medical student in a Brisbane laneway says their alleged victim initiated intimate contact and consented to sexual activity.

Jack Scott Turner Winship said he and Ryan David George were both chatting with, laughing and kissing their alleged victim as they entered a West End lane in April 2011.

"We were all over each other," he said, as he gave evidence in Brisbane District Court on Friday.

After taking a few strides down the alley the men allegedly raped the woman, but the defence case is that sexual acts were consensual.

"She was enjoying herself," Turner Winship said.

"She was still engaging with everyone."

The woman, who can't be identified, was making "pleasurable noises" throughout the alleged attack, the court heard.

Turner Winship and George had been drinking rum earlier in the evening and were walking to meet a friend at a pub when they crossed paths with the woman.

"We were laughing, joking, kissing intermittently," he said.

Earlier in the trial, crown prosecutor Dzenita Balic told the jury the woman had left a bar where she had been with friends and was trying to make her way home when she was attacked.

She was staggering towards a bus stop when the men manoeuvred her into the lane to attack her, Ms Balic argued.

Winship disagreed and said the woman was walking "fine."

"I don't remember anyone stumbling," he said.

Prosecution witness Michael Hayward, who spoke to the woman after the alleged rape, described her as "out of it", with blood on her lower thighs and hands.

"She said 'these guys are trying to hurt me'," he said while giving evidence on Tuesday.

The trial continues.

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