But man’s identity will remain secret for now after lawyers in court immediately flagged they would lodge an appeal

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A high-profile man accused of raping a woman in Toowoomba has lost a legal battle to maintain his anonymity but his identity will remain secret pending an appeal.

An interim order preventing his name from being published will remain in place until Tuesday despite magistrate Clare Kelly on Friday dismissing the arguments made by his lawyers when seeking a permanent non-publication order.

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