A girl who alleged Jarryd Hayne sexually assaulted her in a fleeting encounter at her residence deleted a bunch of messages with the previous NRL star, in addition to one other man, earlier than handing her telephone to police, a jury has been instructed.
The 35-year-old Dally M winner is standing trial within the NSW District Court after pleading not responsible to 2 counts of sexual assault with out consent.
Mr Hayne denies sexually assaulting the lady at her residence on Newcastle’s outskirts in September 2018, on the evening of the NRL grand closing, claiming they engaged in consensual sexual acts.
The former footy star is accused of pulling off the lady’s pants earlier than allegedly performing oral and digital sexual acts on her with out her consent, inflicting cuts and substantial bleeding.
The two-week trial is nearing its closing phases, with the jury listening to a mountain of proof.
The officer-in-charge of the investigation took to the witness stand on Wednesday the place he revealed “a large number of text messages” had been deleted off the lady’s telephone earlier than it was given to police.
The courtroom was instructed the lady willingly handed her telephone over to investigators in November 2018.
Detective Senior Constable Eugene Stek instructed the courtroom he was not conscious the lady was messaging one other man the identical day she met with Mr Hayne.
“At the start of the investigation did you know about her communications with (the other man)?” Ms Cunneen requested.
When he responded “no”, Ms Cunneen requested how he discovered about them.
“I think the first trial, it came up in the first trial,” Senior Constable Stek instructed the courtroom.
Ms Cunneen recommended the messages have been delivered to consideration by Mr Hayne’s authorized crew.
She continued: “In relation to the communications she had with other people … they were much more extensive than you knew at the time you commenced this investigation.”
The officer-in-charge conceded: “yes”.
“Even at the time you charged Mr Jarryd Hayne in 2018 you didn’t know about the (other) messages and communications,” Ms Cunneen requested.
“No,” Senior Constable Stek replied.
The messages with the opposite man have been learn aloud to the jury throughout Ms Cunneen’s opening handle on the primary day of the trial.
Ms Cunneen instructed the courtroom the lady wrote: “Are you going to talk to me, otherwise I won’t … at least answer me and stop being a d**k”.
“You honestly lost me at Jarryd Hayne is your side boy,” the opposite man responded.
The lady continued to ask if the person could be coming over earlier than saying she felt “like a f**king idiot”.
She messaged once more: “K (sic) if you aren’t going to say yes then I’ll say yes to Jarryd Hayne”.
“Omg (sic) get me his signature babe,” the person responded earlier than saying: “I never said I was coming over”.
The lady once more stated she was feeling like an fool: “Are you coming over, I’m going to say yes to Jarryd … you don’t have to come here you’ll be ages … you’re being a jerk”.
The courtroom heard the alleged sufferer had additionally deleted a collection of messages she shared with Mr Hayne.
The jury was instructed the lacking messages have been both later found by police throughout a forensic evaluation of her telephone by way of “Cellbrite”, or by Mr Hayne’s authorized crew at his first trial.
“Can I suggest to you about 19 messages to or from Mr Hayne had been deleted on her phone by the time she provided it to police?” Ms Cunneen questioned.
Detective Inspector Stek stated it was depending on the date of the telephone’s forensic examination.
He conceded a “large number of messages” had been deleted earlier than police obtained the telephone.
“Had she told you about that or not, sir?” Ms Cunneen requested.
Detective Inspector Stek responded: “no”.
The trial continues earlier than Judge Graham Turnbull.