Rape victims: Barbados police have charged the wrong man

Two women who were raped on a beach in Barbados in 2010 say that the local police are charging the wrong person in an attempt to protect the island's tourism.

Dr Rachel Turner from Hertfordshire and Diana Davies from Anglesey in North Wales have waived their right to anonymity because they believe that Barbadian Derick Crawford was not the man who attacked them.

A committal hearing on the Caribbean island was adjourned earlier today.

The Royal Barbados Police Force issued a statement saying that the investigators tasked with this case believed the evidence strongly supports "the decision to arrest and charge Mr Crawford".

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