Hunt for 18 of 1,700 prisoners released early – The Guardian

Posted July 17th, 2007 in news, prisons, recidivists, sentencing by sally

“The police are already hunting for 18 prisoners who are ‘unlawfully at large’ after being released among the 1,700 let out during the first week of the government’s new emergency scheme to cope with jail overcrowding, the justice ministry said yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 17th July 2007