Chidi Okwechime found guilty of raping 'influencer', remanded in custody

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By Blake Foden
Updated June 23 2022 - 7:13am, first published 5:50am
Chidi Okwechime arrives at court on Wednesday. Picture: Blake Foden

A rapist has been locked up after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting a social media "influencer", who described him as "a deranged animal" during a police interview.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.