The Rape Monitoring Group report for 2013 makes interesting reading. Either Lincolnshire is a hot spot for mendacity or other constabularies are under enumerating their false rape figures.
3% false claims in Cumbria, a national average of 12% (as my Freedom Of Information request in 2012 showed) and a variety of “no crime” statistics from 20% in Hertfordshire to 29% in Leicestershire.
Dru Sharpling, Dr Liz Kelly (EVAW) and others in the rape industry, are it seems, enabling those women who lie to get away with it.
As said before – lack of anonymity for rape trial defendants flies in the face of European legislation. It is a carte blanche for malicious accusations.
Also, the absence of punitive measures for multiple false accusers is a major issue that must be addressed.
Finally, Jeff Farrar believes that any rape allegation ought to be treated as truthful. R v Blackwell, R v Donnellan, Shannon Taylor, Anne-Marie Hackett and a host of others disprove that facile idea. But do not allow truth to stand in the path of convicting the innocent Farrar.
We are witnessing the Stalingrad of old style policing, post Plebgate nobody places any validity on what plod says is true. Quite the opposite. New Scotland Yard’s “Gotterdammerung”.