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Woman jailed for false accusations

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xxDebstarxx Wed 27-Feb-13 10:14:42

Why would you do this? It's hard enough to get a rape conviction without people like this making a mockery of the system.

Shinyshoes1 Tue 05-Mar-13 22:28:38

I've been in care and I'm had a shit childhood but I do go round accusing men of rape

Some people are just nasty plain and simple

LadyPessaryPam Wed 06-Mar-13 11:38:42

I feel very sorry for her victims, as I feel sorry for genuine victims of rape. She deserves prison and I hope she can get some guidance there to turn her life around.

JuliaScurr Wed 06-Mar-13 11:49:44

funny how these stories always get more publicity (and harsher sentences) than stories showing how much sexual violence is never reported and rarely gets a conviction when it is.

TrucksAndDinosaurs Wed 06-Mar-13 11:52:22

If I read the comments will I become enraged? I can't handle being enraged right now.

seaofyou Wed 06-Mar-13 12:01:24

'I doubt it! Who else do you know - who is of 'sound' mind - would do something like this?'

The woman DECIDED to LIE...she was NOT ILL at the time!

She would have had full Mental Health Assessment by her defence Lawyer which would have proved no responsibility due to an illness...but their was no ILLNESS!

Stop blaming it on MENTAL ILLNESS when it is just pure NASTY EVIL thing to do....

Your giving people with Mental Illness a very low opinion associating them with a person like this piece of scum!

I know a lot of people with Mental Illness and they are lovely people who are unwell not TWISTED NASTY like this Woman!


ChipTheFish Wed 06-Mar-13 12:04:16

Her having a mental illness was not used as a defense in her case. Saying ''well nobody of a sound mind would go around accusing men of rape'' is not an argument for her being spared prison for her crimes.

Most people do not commit horrific crimes like murder or rape. You cannot excuse those that do just by applying the logic that they must be mentally ill - especially if there is to evidence to suggest as such.

A lot of people have terrible childhoods and traumatic experiences. It's not a excuse for actively trying to ruin other peoples lives.

NomNomDePlum Wed 06-Mar-13 12:06:51

it probably is the case that prison is a waste of time for someone like this. but prisons are full of people who are mentally ill, aren't they?

and now we will have the chest beating for the falsely accused (and i am sure it is shit for them), as though this was a problem equivalent to the endless numbers of those who are raped and receive no justice.

LadyPessaryPam Wed 06-Mar-13 12:33:02

NomNon it's bad for all, both falsely accused and the people who are raped and attacked who get no justice. Caring about one does not mean you don't care about the other.

tiredemma Wed 06-Mar-13 18:54:44

This doesn't mean that she is 'mentally ill'. It's quite insulting to people with mental health problems to suggest that someone that lies like this must only do it because they are mentally unwell.

'Bad' people do exist. They don't have to have a co-morbid mental illness.

Solopower1 Wed 06-Mar-13 21:46:36

No - saying that one person might have done something because she has mental health problems is in no way saying all people with mental health problems do awful things!

We can have no idea what made her do this. Imo it is highly likely that she has had a rotten life and has mental health problems. I'm allowed to say that. I'm not saying that there can be no other explanation.

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