Rape victim's testimony sufficient to convict the accused

The testimony of a rape victim that is consistent with the medical findings constitutes sufficient basis to conclude that carnal knowledge occurred.[1] As a result, the accused can be convicted solely on the testimony of the victim for as long as such testimony is credible, convincing, and consistent with human nature and the normal course of things.[2]

[1] People v. Hilarion, G.R. No. 201105, November 25, 2013.

[2] People v. Linsie, G.R. No. 199494, November 27, 2013.

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