Yet another rape trial has collapsed. Once again, evidence was withheld. Yet despite this worrying situation, Alison Saunders, Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), thinks the system is working fine. She doesn’t believe than innocent people are behind bars. She has even stated that because these trials are collapsing, it proves the system is working!
I almost wish – no I do wish – that she is charged with a serious crime that she did not commit. I hope that evidence is withheld – crucial evidence that would prove her innocence. Then, after all the stress and heartache she has endured, I hope that new evidence will come to light and will prove her innocence. I wonder how she would feel after a couple of years of hell? Would she still be saying that the system is hunky-dory because, in the end, she wasn’t sent to prison? Continue reading “Time to go, Mrs. Saunders. We need someone competent at the top of the CPS”