Rape victims must hand phones to police or face investigations being dropped under new scheme

Rape and domestic violence victims will be forced to give police access to their phones and social media accounts or face their cases being dropped. New forms being handed out across England and Wales warn that if a complainant refuses to surrender their digital devices, or tries to prevent any personal information being shared, “it may…


Prosecutors see UK’s highest rate of successful convictions for rape and other sexual offences

Prosecutors see UK’s highest rate of successful convictions for rape and other sexual offences It follows news that the Wessex CPS, the prosecution service responsible for prosecuting criminal cases in Wiltshire and Swindon, has seen “a considerable improvement” in the number of successful prosecutions across all three major strands of crime that fall under the…