Gideon Levi you have missed the point. Takana worked in a community context...working both with community and within the boundaries of their legal obligations to find a solution. It may well be that there was no criminal act but a distortion of values and morals...and that is the exact place where the community has a right and obligation to react and not to bury their heads in the sand.
Israeli teen lightly wounded from stone throwing in West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba (Haaretz)
from the article: Sexual assault punished differently among religious, secular Jews