Regrettably, the woman who Ched Evans raped, an action for which he is currently serving a 5 year prison term, has been bullied into leaving the country, such was the abuse she suffered at the hands of Evans’ supporters.
She has received a small measure of justice, however, as 9 of those bullies were last month told to pay her £624 each in compensation, with another defendant
pleading not guilty and facing a trial in January. , Alexandra Sian Hewitt, 24, of Cherry Dale Road, Broughton, Chester, found guilty after changing her not guilty plea, on January 21st, (updated 27th January 2013, Hewitt picture added 10th March 2013) resulting in a fine and costs coming to more than £1600:
It’s not much of a punishment, derisory in fact, but they can all, legally, be named and shamed, and they have all also acquired a criminal record, which may prove awkward in the future, especially for teacher Holly Price,of Derwent Close, Prestatyn (on the left in this photo). She can hide her face from the photographer, but she can’t hide her record from her employers:
Another coward hiding his face after the trial was Shaun Littler of Ashbourne Road, Handsworth, Sheffield:
Only slightly braver were the following “internet warriors”.
Paul Devine of Buchanan Road, Sheffield:
Daniel Cardwell of White Lane, Chapeltown, Sheffield:
Last, but not least, is Evans’ cousin, Gemma Thomas of South Drive, Rhyl, who was distressed that the money she was ordered to pay would go to the victim, and refused point-blank to apologise to her:
A short clip of a radio interview with her can be heard by clicking here,
- Woman fined over rape victim name (bbc.co.uk)