Our thanks to Steve for this. Near the end of the piece:
Pointon broke down in tears and asked if she could drop the charges when her account was challenged by police…
Judge Christopher Batty told her: “Your malicious complaint has done a huge disservice to those seeking justice through the police and courts.”
Why do judges never make the point that false rape allegations are very damaging to men, in part due to their lack of anonymity, and offer them some sympathy?