Jemma Beale was recently sentenced to 10 years in prison for making false allegations of sexual assault and rape. One of her victims was sentenced to seven years as a consequence of her actions. Meanwhile the response in the media has been that such cases are exceedingly rare. This is a belief that is at odds with the experience of FACT and the many other groups supporting those wrongly accused.
Simon Warr has personal experience of the extreme harm caused by a wrongful allegation. Read Simon Warr’s blog here
Read Barrister Matthew Scott’s thoughtful article on this subject on his award winning site at BarristerBlogger