‘Scandal brewing’ as thousands of suspects released – BBC News

Posted December 4th, 2019 in bail, news, police, statistics, time limits by tracey

‘More than 93,000 suspected violent criminals and sex offenders have been released without restrictions by police in England and Wales since 2017, figures obtained by BBC Newsnight show. People suspected of offences including rape and murder have been among those “Released Under Investigation” (RUI). Richard Miller of the Law Society said a “major scandal” was brewing over the way RUIs are being used.’

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BBC News, 3rd December 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk