A social worker who accused an innocent father of abusing his daughter has claimed the police put pressure on her to stand by the lie.

A social worker who accused an innocent father of abusing his daughter has claimed the police put pressure on her to stand by the lie.

When asked who was putting pressure on her, she replied: ‘I was under pressure at that police station … to exaggerate or confirm what I had written.’

Mrs Smith said officers were determined to act on the claims because the Lincolnshire unit had previously been ‘lambasted’ by a judge for poor handling of another child protection issue. ‘They were not listening to what I was saying,’ she added.

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