Serial liar jailed over false rape claim
Serial liar jailed over false rape claim

A British woman jailed for making a false rape allegation because she "did not like" the man accused of attacking her had made other false claims dating back nine years, it has emerged.

Elizabeth Jones, 22, admitted she lied about the latest rape allegation, a British court was told.

Her latest victim was arrested and questioned for nine hours before being released without charge, Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper reported.

After a judge jailed Jones for 16 months, it emerged that she made her first complaint in 2004 aged just 13.

She was given a 10-month detention and training order for a similar offence in 2009.

From 2005 to 2007 she had made eight other allegations.

They were all investigated and no charges were laid.

In her latest false claim, Jones went to a police station and had a medical examination.

Security vision of the house where she claimed she was attacked failed to back up her story.

"There is a history of her making false allegations of this nature and this is the 11th incident," prosecutor Jennie Rickman said.

Judge Derwin Hope said her offences had caused a "terrible emotional experience" to her alleged attacker.

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