(BBC News) A Boston tax agent accused of handcuffing a young intern in his car, putting a gun in her mouth and raping her last summer has pleaded not guilty.
Prosecutors claim James Clarke invited a 21-year-old woman for drinks and bought her "enough drinks to intoxicate her" before the alleged assault.
The 44-year-old's lawyer told the court during his arraignment on Thursday that the incident was consensual.
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He was released without a bail payment pending his next court appearance.