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Study says 9% of rape claims 'false'

By John Burke Some 9 per cent of all rape allegations made to the gardaí are false, according to research conducted for the state prosecutor's office. However, Director of Public Prosecutions James

22nd October, 2011

By John Burke

Some 9 per cent of all rape allegations made to the gardaí are false, according to research conducted for the state prosecutor's office.

However, Director of Public Prosecutions James Hamilton said that, despite the research, his own experience of dealing with rape cases did not bear the findings out.

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