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Veerle Dejonghe traumatised after sexual assault

Veerle Dejonghe traumatised after sexual assault

Actress Veerle Dejonghe state this week on the cover of dag allemaal. The magazine spoke with the actress about what her happened: the now 47-year-old actress was last year raped by a well known to her, by the way. The actress does as a result of the case Julie Of Espen her story in the weekly magazine. “When I heard about the murder of Julie Of Espen, the mental breakdown there something in me and came all the memories of my sexual assault to the top”, tells the actress at All. “I will remain silent no longer, because the court fails: in spite of my declaration runs the offender is still at large. It asks if a victim of sexual violence a lot of courage to go to the police. If you do, you expect that the perpetrator will be punished. But in many cases, the perpetrators unpunished, and they can do their thing keep going.”

To make matters worse, knew Veerle the offender. “He was a toogmakker, so to speak. A bit of a loner. He gave me compliments, but I made him always decisively clear that he is nothing in the head had to get. Yet, he tried in my life to penetrate,” says Veerle on Day All. One day, the actress raped. Only a day later, Veerle complaint, go file it with the police. Although she was well taken care of, the perpetrator confessed to the facts even. But on the court he was, however, acquitted for sexual assault, huisvredebreuk and not providing help to someone in need. Spicy detail: the judge was a woman. The man in question walk free around and Veerle sees the man so regularly by its street driving. Even more, he’s calling her and then hanging up the phone. The actress is angry at the legal system. “You almost asked the law into their own hands”, is the response they provoked to wrath. “You’ll end up in the cell, given three times per day food and a computer, you receive what degree’s, … And after two years or earlier you can come free because of good behavior.”