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NO FURTHER ACTION FOR MAN FALSELY ACCUSED OF VENTNOR ‘RAPE’


An Isle of Wight man accused of raping a woman in Ventnor last month will face no further action as it has been deemed the allegation made against him was falsified.

As previously reported by Island Echo, Police cordoned off a section of St Catherine’s Church graveyard on 18th June following an allegation made to Hampshire Constabulary that a woman had been raped in broad daylight.

A 35-year-old man from Sandown was arrested in a local restaurant in connection with the incident. He was subsequently bailed to return to Newport Police Station on 16th July.

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Investigations carried out by detectives have revealed that the allegation was in fact false. The alleged rape did not take place. The 35-year-old man has since been informed that no further action will be taken against him in relation to this matter – a fact confirmed by Hampshire Constabulary today (Sunday).

The woman who made the false allegation tells Island Echo that she is deeply sorry and has a lot of remorse for her actions. She is being supported at this time by appropriate agencies.

It has been confirmed that the man and woman are known to one another.

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GAZ
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GAZ

You should sue her for deformation and putting you through all that stress unnecessarily.

Equal Justice
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Equal Justice

So the man who’s life could have been ruined by false allegation has NO FURTHER ACTION taken against him.
The woman who falsely accused him GETS SUPPORT from multiple agencies. And no doubt the woman won’t be charged with anything.

God save heterosexual men these days. They get nothing!

Angie
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Angie

Disgusting. This is my nephew she accused and it makes my blood boil.

Des
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Des

She should be jailed. False accusations like this can destroy so many lives. Absolutely disgusted with her. Before anybody thinks of saying it…..you cannot play the mental health card for that.

none given
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none given

That disgusting excuse for a female should be cooling her heels in a jail cell, serving the exact same time the man would have received, had he been wrongly convicted.

He was arrested on the say so of some low life, that he happens to know – hopefully he will have discarded her from his life, permanently.

He should be the one being supported, he should be getting advice on how to sue the lying woman and her name should be made public.
The police took her at her word, with scant regard to the right of freedom of the man and took no notice of his word.

He has been discriminated against by not being believed, whereas she was believed, he has had his freedom removed, albeit temporarily, he has had an immense amount of stress, anxiety and discomfort thrown his way and for what, some woman deciding to try and ruin things for him.

I sincerely hope that his friends and others, make sure as many people as possible, know who she is.

Why are the police not taking action against her, for wasting police time by making false allegations – sexism at its finest.

He needs to be financially compensated by her, personally, either up front, or by deductions from her wages or benefits.

Foggy
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Foggy

This country is being mismanaged by morons from top to bottom.

Sheena warder
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Sheena warder

It’s appalling action like this that makes it almost impossible to be believed when a genuine sexual assault takes place. I don’t suppose many women will respond to this article but this behaviour cannot go unpunished?? She could easily have ruined this man’s life.she may already have? No sympathy from me and I’m sure there are many more women who feel as I do. I hope the REAL victim gets his life back!!

Martin Ryde
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Martin Ryde

She should be arrested and put before the court.. Disgusting thing to do to a innocent man..

Clare Steen
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Clare Steen

Had this case gone to court the man would have been named and not only his life ruined, his loved ones lives would have been affected.
When people are on trial and found not guilty unfortunately mud sticks, his life would have been seriously affected.

Martin
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Martin

We have first hand experience of what horrendous damage a femme fatale can do to a man.And in our case, the police always took the word of the woman as ‘gospel’ that led to untold damage to the male, including a 6 week stay as a ‘homeless’ person here on the IOW. Thankfully the Salvation Army provided support and help at this difficult time. Thankfully, she was finally exposed for what she was but sadly no action was taken against her because she pulled the ‘mental health’ card.She’s now gone and male is back in his flat….

john france
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john france

but the damage to this man has already been done. eg,job losses etc. she should be charged. no ifs no buts..

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