8 Mar 2013

Arrest warrant issued for Dougherty

1:53 pm on 8 March 2013

An arrest warrant has been issued for David Dougherty, who was wrongfully convicted rape, after he failed to appear in court for sentencing on a theft charge.

Dougherty, who received compensation from the Government for spending more than three years in prison during the 1990s, was due to appear in Palmerston District Court on Thursday.