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If you recant you are putting yourself at risk for being charged with mischief or obstruction of justice.
It is unlawful and serious criminal offence to lie to the police at any point in time.
So before you even consider doing such a thing it is vital that you consult with your own criminal lawyer face to face.
The fact is that you are putting yourself at risk and that your recanting will not likely work as you won't be believed.
Do you see what I mean?