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Trent Barton driver refused to let woman on bus for 20p fare – then she was raped

by | 8th, June 2012

WHEN a driver for Trent Barton buses refused to let a 22-year-old woman board the bus because she was 20p short of ther £5 fare he could not have known she would soon after be raped. The papers are full of the fact that at the time she was a law student. Why share that? Were she unemployed would we view the crime differently?

At Nottingham Crown Court, juriors saw CCTV footage of the women beseeching the driver to let her travel. She pleads with him for eight minutes. She said she would dash to a cash machine close by and get the money. If only he would wait.

It was December 2011. It was 3am. It was freezing cold.

The bus drove off without her. The woman called her mother for help. She bagan to walk

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