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A British granny has accused Barbadian authorities of ill-treatment after being raped on the island.
In a Daily Mail online story, a 62-year-old grandmother of nine said she was raped in St James and her anguish compounded by treatment of the police and victim support personnel. She described how she was treated as, at best, breathtakingly incompetent and, at worst, callously indifferent.
The widow, believes the authorities were more concerned about protecting the Barbados tourist industry than about justice. It is for this reason, one year on, she has decided to break her silence on her ordeal.
“The Barbados police are totally inept at dealing with this sort of crime in both practical and pastoral ways . . . ,” she said. “I am also very disappointed with the British High Commission, which has done almost nothing to help me.
 
Full story in today’s DAILY NATION.
 

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