Justice Served To Woman Who Destroyed Detective's Life With False Allegation

Despite the many lessons afforded by the classic tale about the boy who cried wolf, there are still far too many folks out there that think nothing of telling tall tales. Inevitably, that character flaw comes back and bites them pretty hard.

When you consistently peddle false information, the house of cards will eventually come tumbling down. That will lead to some anger for those that were lied to, as well as a red face for the one that’s been spinning all those yarns.

In extreme cases, the consequences for both parties can be much worse. Here’s an example of that. As Metro shares, 40-year-old Halina Khan has been sentenced to two years and three months behind bars by a UK court for her web of lies.

In order to be sentenced to jail, she must have been telling some real doozies, right? You bet, and she completely ruined an innocent man’s life while spinning her web of deceit.

Khan went off the deep end somewhere along the way, and she concocted a bizarre web of allegations that included her ex stealing her vehicle, an injured person in her own home, and that she was an escort that was robbed by a client.

Police had about enough of her nonsense, and she was hauled in about the phantom injured person for questioning since there was red mark on her floor. That prompted her to hurl racial slurs at the officers, but she wasn’t quite done with her dramatic performance.

She would go on to claim that a detective from the department had raped her. Khan seemed to take the allegation back at one point, but she then pressed ahead and made a real stink about it.

The department was left with no choice to look into it, and the detective was visited at his home by his colleagues to inform him that there had been a complaint filed against him. The unidentified detective was home with his wife and children at the time, and the allegation had an immense impact on both his personal and professional life.

After a thorough investigation, including samples from the detective and numerous interviews with him, it was determined that there was nothing to see here. Khan had completely made it up, and she didn’t even know the detective to boot.

She simply remembered his name from a previous investigation that involved her ex, and she threw it out there and claimed that he attacked her.

Judge Mrs Justice Cheema-Grubb was none too pleased when this case made it into her courtroom, and she referred to it as a ‘wicked crime’ that had an immense impact on the falsely accused detective and his family.

“I’m told you’re remorseful, although there’s no evidence of that other than your guilty pleas,” the judge noted. “Rape is a profoundly hideous crime which all should find repulsive.”

A small dose of justice has been served to Khan, and we can only hope that she has learned her lesson. As for the detective, it’s of small solace when you consider what he had to go through to simply clear his own name.

Source: Metro
Photos: BPM, Anucha Pongpatimeth/123RF Stock Photo, Steve Cadman/Flickr, Edward Orde/Wikimedia, Judicial Officer/Twitter

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