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Huge rise in domestic abuse cases being dropped in England and Wales

15th October, 2021 9:08 am

Victims of alleged domestic abuse are seeing their cases dropped at a rapidly increasing rate, according to data obtained by the BBC. Police have six months to charge common assault cases, including domestic abuse, from when the alleged incident took place. Campaigners say this is unfair because of the complex nature of many cases. Figures show 3,763 cases were dropped... View Article