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Electronic Tagging: Life Imprisonment

Volume 464: debated on Tuesday 9 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the nature was of the offence referred to on page 11 of the report on Satellite Tracking of Offenders for which an offender subject to satellite monitoring received a sentence of life imprisonment; and what the offender's name was. (155502)

The offender received a sentence of life imprisonment for rape and false imprisonment. The offender cannot be identified as this would be likely to endanger the physical or mental health of the victim and their family. Moreover, undertakings were given to all participating offenders involved in the satellite tracking pilots protecting their anonymity in the researching of the report.