Retracting Rape And Domestic Violence Allegations

February 22, 2011

CPS logoCrown Prosecution Service Launches Public Consultation (10/02/11):

Individuals who retract truthful allegations of rape or domestic violence out of fear are less likely to be prosecuted under proposed new guidance for prosecutors on the offence of perverting the course of justice, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Keir Starmer QC, said today. But individuals who make malicious false allegations should know they risk prosecution, he said.

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