Riots: Metropolitan police planned to hold all suspects in custody – The Guardian

Posted August 23rd, 2011 in bail, detention, judicial review, news, police, violent disorder by sally

“Senior Metropolitan police officers devised a policy of holding all people arrested on riot-related offences in custody and recommending that the courts also refuse bail after they were charged, according to a leaked ‘prisoner processing strategy’ that lawyers argue could pave the way for a mass legal challenge.”

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The Guardian, 22nd August 2011


Related link: Operation Withern’s prisoner processing strategy