A famous and highly popular TV weather anchor man languished in jail for months, suffered over year in court, spent a fortune in legal cost, lost his TV job and reputation. Because of a rape accusation that was unfounded. And now Jörg Kachelmann becomes an activist to fight unjust convictions due to false accusations.
– Joerg Kachelmann and Miriam are getting even – with "ill-trained" police officers, prosecutors, judges and expert witnesses, and a "habitual men sentencing justice". At the same time, they expect to establish "an informal network". Their goal: "That in the future is less innocent people are convicted because of false accusations." This they announce in an interview with SPIEGEL.
"In the area of abuse and rape false accusations have become a mass phenomenon," said Kachelmann ("tile man") who was acquitted about a year ago after a spectacular marathon process charged with raping a former girlfriend.
Human-Stupidity covered the scandalous Jörg Kachelmann rape case . It was the German court case of 2011. The prominent TV weatherman, had been accused by his ex girl friend to have raped her, exactly on the day they split up because of her discovering his infidelity. A famous man, not only TV weather anchor but owner of the company that produced the weather reports. Attractive, well off, with several lovers and millions of women swooning after him.
Kachelmann would "really want every rapist behind bars". But for women, slander has become a popular and effective weapon." Kachelmann’s wife Miriam added: with abuse allegations women today can "very easily take revenge on bosses and life partners" and "easily obtain custody of children." There a "victim industry, which in this sick form must definitely go," said the 26-year-old psychology student.