No. 4137.

351 P.2d 1097 (1960)

STATE of Hawaii v. Manuel PONTERAS.

Supreme Court of Hawaii.

January 29, 1960.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Oliver P. Scares, Honolulu, for defendant-appellant.

John H. Peters, Pros. Atty., and Arthur S. K. Fong, Deputy Pros. Atty., City and County of Honolulu, Honolulu, for plaintiff-appellee.

CASSIDY, Justice.

Pursuant to a jury verdict the defendant was adjudged guilty of committing the offense of carnal abuse of a female under twelve. He was sentenced to a prison term and appeals the conviction by way of writ of error. Eight errors are assigned. They present three main contentions which, in essence, may be specified as follows:

(1) That it was error to receive the testimony of the complaining witness in that: (a) it was not satisfactorily shown...

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