A Coast pensioner has been refused bail after being charged with drug trafficking.
A Coast pensioner has been refused bail after being charged with drug trafficking. Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

Stepdad found not guilty by jury of child abuse allegations

A ROCKHAMPTON man accused of giving his stepdaughter sleeping pills and inappropriately touching her has been found not guilty.

After a three day trial in the Rockhampton District Court, the jury handed down their verdict yesterday afternoon.

The 44-year-old was acquitted of one count of stupefying to commit offence and two counts of indecent treatment of a child under 16.



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