No charges in 9 out of 10 North Wales rape claims...but reports of the crime are on the rise

No charges in 9 out of 10 North Wales rape claims...but reports of the crime are on the rise
 

Nine out of 10 rape complaints made to police don’t result in anyone being charged with the crime .
New figures show that of 516 reports of rape during 2015/16 only 57 people were brought before the courts.
Of them only 32 people were convicted.
The number of people making complaints of rape has risen with 87 more than the previous year.
Read More New crime figures released for North Wales...and there's been a big increase in certain offences
North Wales Police said rape was a high priority for the force and said the increase in complaints showed people were more willing to come forward... read more

 
17 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 38
Source: Daily Post
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