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Hello, was she the victim in this GBH incident?
Why should it stop her joining the RAF?
I need the information I asked for?
Yes, I understand.
It is complete nonsense that the RAF cannot take her. They take people all the time who are witnesses. Servicemen are generally witnesses by defintion.
However, she can't withdraw. She has made a statement. The case is no longer hers. What she can do is tell them she is no longer willing to give evidence but then they can summons her which they probably would. They have become very free with that legislation. She is not the victim and so doesn't even have that protection.
Sorry but that is the reality. If you want to avoid involvement in cases and all the ensuing hassle the way to achieve that is to refuse a statement. Nobody can force you to make a statement in the UK.
Can I clarify anything for you?
Well, that is unreasonable of them but the military can be sometimes.
If she has made a statement they will just summons her if she tries to retract. She can try. She might be lucky. I wouldn't rely on it.
Yes, they will do that. You can always refuse though. In fairness, if she is going to be an airmen then it gets a bit difficult to argue that she wasn't capable of refusing to make a statement.
They won't press charges against her. They could bring a contempt but there is no point as they want her to give evidence. They will just summons her to court.