Court quashes detention of girl, 14, whose lie split family – The Guardian

Posted June 23rd, 2008 in news, perverting the course of justice, sentencing, young offenders by sally

“A 14-year-old girl who was sentenced to 18 months detention for falsely accusing her brother and his friend of indecently assaulting her when she was nine has had her sentence quashed by the appeal court, which said it ‘should never have been passed’.”

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The Guardian, 23rd June 2008