A second taxi driver on trial over the alleged rape of a female passenger on her way home from a hen's night says he only ever shook hands with the woman.
Prabhjit Gill is giving evidence in the District Court rape trial, where he and fellow taxi driver Amrit Singh are fighting allegations they had sex with the married woman while she was too drunk to consent and semi-conscious.
Mr Singh has already given evidence, during which he claimed the woman kept touching him and invited sex with him after directing him to a North Lake car park on February 5 last year.
Mr Singh claimed the woman had been awake and enjoyed the encounter, "praising" him afterwards. He said he had asked Mr Gill to go to the carpark to deliver the couple drinks because the woman was thirsty.
The court has heard the woman drank more than two bottles of champagne that night before catching Mr Singh's cab and had flash backs the next morning of a man, allegedly Mr Gill, having sex with her.Forensic tests revealed Mr Singh's DNA while GPS shows the men's taxis were at the carpark for 30 minutes.
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