One-in-five rape prosecutions result in convictions in South Yorkshire
0 Have your say One-in-five rape prosecutions in South Yorkshire result in convictions, new figures reveal. According to report by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary, there were 93 prosecutions in South Yorkshire in the last financial year, with 22 resulting in convictions - a 20 per cent success rate.
The report states that 106 suspects were charged with offences last year after 521 adult rapes and 364 child rapes were recorded by South Yorkshire Police.
The year before there were 79 prosecutions, with 42 resulting in convictions.
In 2013 there were 82 prosecutions and 26... read more
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