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Rape victims must hand over phones to police or prosecutions 'may not go ahead'

Renewed fears that complainants will be 'put off coming forward because of disclosing history'.

Mobile phones: Should not be examined as a matter of course, says the NPCC

Mobile phones: Should not be examined as a matter of course, says the NPCC

Date - 29th April 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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Rape victims should not have to choose between privacy and justice, chiefs have been told. Police chiefs and PCCs have clashed over plans which aim to stop sexual offence cases collasping because crucial evidence emerges at the last...
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