16,000 prisoners freed early, ministry reveals – The Guardian

Posted January 31st, 2008 in news, prisons, violent offenders by sally

“More than 16,000 prisoners have been freed early – including 3,000 guilty of violent crimes – under a government scheme to cut jail overcrowding, the justice ministry revealed today.”

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The Guardian, 31st January 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk