She began setting up the fix by visiting the police ten days before the phantom attack when she told them Wheeler had been harassing her. Then she sent herself menacing text messages! Finally, she was found in the toilet of a Peckham fast food restaurant, bound, gagged, covered in paint, and with her clothes torn. Dazed and distressed, she was taken to hospital. This was, she said, the work of two men.
On September 6, 2002, Christopher Wheeler was arrested; charged with rape, conspiracy to rape, kidnap, making threats to kill, and harassment, he was remanded in custody. He was released on November 6, 2002. When the police got round to checking the CCTV, they saw Welfare walking into the toilet alone!
At Blackfriars Crown Court on August 13, 2003, Welfare was sentenced to a mere 12 months behind bars after pleading guilty to perverting the course of justice. But for the CCTV evidence, who would have believed Wheeler was innocent? File this evil cunt under DEDICATED FABRICATION.
This article is from my local rag the News Shopper (Beckenham & Penge edition), page 9. I went through Hell and high water to get this, and it is the best quality scan I could obtain. You may have to download to your hard disk and resize using your PDF viewer; alternatively, here is the archived cyber version.
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