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Toronto woman who lost fight to wear niqab in court 'disillusioned' after Crown drops sex assault case
by Katrina Clarke
A Toronto woman whose fight to wear a niqab while testifying set a Canadian legal precedent is "disillusioned" after the Crown dropped sexual assault charges against two men, her lawyer says.
The Crown withdrew sexual assault charges against the men, who cannot be named because it would identify the woman, saying there was no reasonable prospect of conviction.
"She is extremely disillusioned that she will not even have an opportunity to have her allegations heard on their merits," David Butt, the complainant's lawyer, said on Monday.
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