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12-year-old Malmö girl 'was not raped': police

The Local/pvs · 10 Oct 2011, 14:15

Published: 10 Oct 2011 14:15 GMT+02:00

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"After further investigation, the responsible prosecutor has decided to close the case, as there is no reason to believe that an offence subject to public prosecution has been committed," Malmö police said in a statement.

According to a report in the local Kvällsposten daily, the 12-year-old girl was on her way home on October 2nd from a friend's home in the Lindängen area of Malmö at the time of the alleged attack.

After becoming aware that a man was following her, she began to run but was eventually caught.

The newspaper reported how the man is thought to have held a can with a strong smelling liquid, believed by the police to be chloroform or ether, under her nose so that she became dazed and eventually passed out.

The girl reported that she awoke a few hours later and made her way home, telling her parents what had happened.

After an interview with the girl and her family the prosecutor took the decision to close the case.

Early in the investigation police released information that they had taken samples from the girl's clothing thought to be sperm.

Story continues below…

But after further investigation it was confirmed that the substance was not sperm.

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14:59 October 10, 2011 by jacquelinee
So it is not a prosecutable offence to stalk a 12 year old child, chase them, terrorize them, choloform them and leave them passed out on the street as long as you don't rape them. Does anyone else see anything screwed up with this picture?
15:01 October 10, 2011 by fedotovskiy

Is it absolutely OK when MAN attack 12 year old girl with chloroform?

Can everyone attack each other in Sweden and it is legal?

15:04 October 10, 2011 by reader
I think if you read between the lines that the story of being attacked may have been made up. "After an interview with the girl and her family the prosecutor took the decision to close the case." Speaks for itself if you look.....
15:04 October 10, 2011 by hjoian
Note the use of the words "reported". It may actually be the case that none of this happened at all. If it did happen as JQ mentions above,then something is very wrong......

Do 12 year old girls who make up stories(if this is indeed the case) of being raped get in trouble in Sweden?
15:05 October 10, 2011 by fedotovskiy

Sweden seems to be the most tolerant country in the world: almost everything is allowed here (except of music downloading, of course!)
15:25 October 10, 2011 by RobinHood
Someone has been a very very naughty little girl.
15:35 October 10, 2011 by soultraveler3
Agree with reader.
15:50 October 10, 2011 by eppie
@ Jacquelinee quote Does anyone else see anything screwed up with this picture? unquote

No I don't because I know how to read english. :)
17:17 October 10, 2011 by Opinionfool
Such crimes (rape and sexual assault) are heinous irrespective of which happens. Both would have been psychologically damaging to any person. Rape would have been both psychologically and physiologically damaging; indeed intercourse for a girl under 16 can be more physiologically damaging than if over 16, simply because her body is not ready for it --- not that that lessens the crime, rape and sexual assault are simply wrong no matter what age the victim. (Actually that's any intercourse with a girl under 16 can be physiologically damaging even if consensual, which is why most countries have a minimum age of consent.)

Like others, I read "between the lines" that this rape did not take place. Indeed reading deeper it would seem that no sexual assault took place either. It is not clear what crime, if any, happened to this girl. Although the phrase "no offence subject to public prosecution has been committed" would suggest that the story the girl told is just that ... a story. (In some countries that "story" might result in a public prosecution of the girl herself for the crime of "wasting police time".)
19:38 October 10, 2011 by rouzi
OK! let put forward a new hypothesis.

A girl supposes to be at home at a certain time . For any reason, she can not manage. As rape and assault is an everyday subject and even a 12 years old girl can read about them in the front page of papers, the first idea for lying in to claim that being raped.

I hardly can believe that a 12 year girl who becomes unconscious with ether or chloroform achieves her consciousness so fast to mange be home before midnight.
20:19 October 10, 2011 by Opinionfool

That's the hypothesis that suggested itself to me too as the real story.

As to how long it takes for chloroform to wear after someone has been put to sleep by I don't know; what I do know is that an excess dose will kill --- it used to be the way animals were humanely killed. So if there was, in fact, a perpetrator who used the chemical on this 12-year girl then they would need to have experience with its administration or else this wouldn't be a discussion about possible rape but about murder.
21:17 October 10, 2011 by OUIJA
The girl had a man chasing her and since he could not rape her because of not being able to do it, I guess, he only managed to put a can with an unknown substance in it and tried whatever with the girl.

Since the girl was not raped, the man got away with his crime, the girl was reprimended for not allowing someone to rape her and the case was dismissed by the police.

Another beautiful example on how the police is functioning in Sweden. Possible rapist attaching a 12 year-old girl is not prosecuted because he could not rape the girl and the case is dismissed.
02:06 October 11, 2011 by Opinionfool

Wouldn't the use of some substance to incapacitate a girl be considered a "offence subject to public prosecution"? I don't know what the specific Swedish term would be but what abou "unlawful imprisonment", or that wonderful phrase often used in American cop movie "reckless endangerment".

Of course there are two possibilities: firstly that the Swedish police are incompetent and have allowed a crime to go unpunished or secondly that no crime was committed (against the girl) so there is no adult to punish. Given the, admittedly meager, information given here the second one is the more likely to have happened.
10:52 October 11, 2011 by Dogs_Gonads
@ jacquelinee, fedotovckiy and OUIJA. I hope you three are not in positions of authority.

The girl WASN'T attacked ,raped, stalked, harassed or even scared by another man.

There was no chloroform and certainly no sperm present.

Now I hope you are reading this very carefully.The prosecutor on further investigation has decided to close the case.

I came to the conclusion after reading the same article as you three did, that the girl was late home and made up a story so as not to get into trouble.

How some peoples minds work.And not just the 12 year old girls.
21:27 October 11, 2011 by OUIJA
"After becoming aware that a man was following her, she began to run but was eventually caught." This is how it is written in TL.

"The newspaper reported how the man is thought to have held a can with a strong smelling liquid, believed by the police to be chloroform or ether, under her nose so that she became dazed and eventually passed out." This is how it is written in TL.

00:11 October 12, 2011 by Wayward Traveller
The stupidity at display here is astounding. Ouija and the first posters. NOTE THIS:

1. The police and prosecutors dropped this case.

2. No evidence so far that the girl was raped.

3. What was suspected to be semen, was not.

4. Note the words "alleged attack"

5. Read the article, when words like"how the man is thought to" and "alleged" occur, it is generally because no facts or evidence is at hand.

6. And most damning the "rape" case was dropped immediately following an interview with her and her family.

All the information so far seems to indicate, with strong evidence, that the girl was never raped and made up the excuse. I personally find it despicable, regardless of her age, as it takes up police resources and attention away from people who really have been raped. There have been quite a few recent cases of girls who cried rape when they weren't and have gotten men in jail or trouble, simply out of spite or as an excuse for a night out.
04:53 October 12, 2011 by OUIJA
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08:05 October 12, 2011 by Sven69
The suggestion that the crime actually occurred but the police decided not to proceed is Swedish rape female hysteria at it's best.
04:31 October 13, 2011 by volvoman9
@OUIJA Well now... aren't we the special one. Given that list how would one find the latitude to voice comment on such a site?
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