It's a terrible circumstance, actually. In case of a rape the victim's first logical, immediate step would be to lodge a complaint to the police. Why did the Katzav's complaint come first ? Maybe there was an extortion attempt ? Strange...
5 tourists rescued from Hebron after being hit by firebomb; 2 hurt (Haaretz)
from the article: Former President Moshe Katsav guilty of rape and sexual assault