A TRUE STORY
A guy goes out with his mates on a Saturday night. He meets a woman and they go back to his place. They have sex and she goes home. The woman then makes a complaint to the police of rape against the man claiming she fled the house in anguish due to the rape. He is arrested and taken in for questioning. Later he is charged with rape.
To the public sex offences are graver than murder. The stress this causes the man is considerable. Often men commit suicide. So, this man is beside himself with worry. What will his friend’s family think of him and he will likely lose his job?
The case moves to trial, a jury is sworn in and he is put in the ‘dock’. He finds himself more relaxed after months of waiting and worrying. He looks around the court for video cameras wondering if his face is going to be broadcast on the evening news.
He then realises he has a (CTV) video camera outside his property. He calls over his solicitor and tells him. Holy shit hits the fan the video is retrieved showing him at the front door with the woman kissing each other and waving each other good bye.
I was in prison with this guy (held on remand). Several of the inmates called him stupid a twatt and other derogatory terms for not remembering, stress can cause memory loss. The case ends with ‘No case to answer’. Never-the-less he was freeman out there rebuilding his life.