Friday, December 4, 2015

‘Jane’: witnesses should come forward despite Leon Brittan row

Survivors of sexual abuse should still come forward to police despite controversy over the rape claim against lord Brittan, says the complainant in the case.

The woman, known as "Jane" to protect her identity, spoke to Exaro to encourage ohers like her to have faith in the ability of today's police to investigate such allegations.

She spoke following a series of what she called "smears" against her in the media. The controversy over the case prompted two former flatmates of Jane's to come forward to Exaro to deny media reports that they "contradicted" her account to police.

Jane said: "Despite the problems that I encountered and the mishandling of my case, I still believe that I was right to come forward."  (more...)

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