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Kuggeleijn case to be re-tried after hung jury

The case against Scott Kuggeleijn, relating to a rape charge, will have to be re-tried after the jury hearing the case at the Hamilton District Court couldn't reach a verdict

The case against Scott Kuggeleijn, relating to a rape charge, will have to be re-tried after the jury hearing the case at the Hamilton District Court couldn't reach a verdict. A hung jury was declared today, and the matter will be next called up in the court on September 8, the New Zealand Herald reported.
The charge of rape relates to an incident that occurred on May 17, 2015.
Kuggeleijn, 24, an allrounder, plays for Northern Districts in New Zealand's domestic circuit and is the son of former New Zealand Test cricketer Chris Kuggeleijn. He was named Northern Districts' Player of the Year and Bowler of the Year at the association's annual awards for 2014-15 season. In the 2015-16 season, Kuggeleijn finished third on the first-class Plunket Shield's wickets chart overall with 38 wickets at 25.81.
Northern Districts acknowledged the outcome of the trial in a statement. Chief executive Peter Roach said: "We fully respect the integrity of the court process. As such, we will refrain from commenting until the case has been concluded."