The jury had heard that Mr Gillett’s accuser, the daughter of a well-known personality, had twice left the room on the night of the incident, but returned.
Two students in a nearby room testified that they had not heard her calling for help, even though their door and Mr Gillett’s were left ajar throughout the alleged ordeal.
Another student revealed he had shared a bed with the slightly-built blonde on two occasions, weeks before the alleged sexual assault.
She later told a friend the man had sexually assaulted her but she never made a formal complaint – even when interviewed about her allegations involving Mr Gillett.
Remember, this actually went all the way to the Crown Prosecution Service, who is supposed to decide whether a case has sufficient evidence to justify a court case. It would seem the mere words of a woman, even if they contradict reality, would suffice. Anything to prop up the falling rape conviction statistics… Continue reading →
With a series of reforms being pushed through that include ‘being given written instructions to “dispel myths” about victims‘ and allowing video ‘testimony’ and hearsay ‘evidence’ in court. And in case you have any doubts about what the aim of this is, the next quote from the Daily Mail article states it, clear as day.
The advice will be handed out as part of a series of reforms designed to increase the number of men convicted of rape.
This is disgusting. That line does not say ‘increase the ability of a court to prove or disprove a man’s innocence.’ It says, ‘convict more men of rape.’ That is why they are allowing hearsay as evidence. The violation of ‘innocent till proven guilty’ is obvious.
The plans were attacked by legal experts, who warned that allowing hearsay evidence to be used in trials would “offer the opportunity for fabrication and evidence creation”.
As already happens. This will just make it easier for a woman to destroy your life with false claims. Continue reading →