Released under investigation rape & sexual assault

Meeting: 
MQT on 2020-02-24
Session date: 
February 24, 2020
Reference: 
2020/0526
Question By: 
Unmesh Desai
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

How many people did the Met release ‘under investigation’ by the police who had been arrested on suspicion of rape or sexual assault between 3rd April 2018 and 2nd April 2019? If possible, please can you state the average length of time these people were under investigation prior to being charged or charges being dropped.

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Answer for Released under investigation rape & sexual assault
Released under investigation rape & sexual assault

Released under investigation rape & sexual assault

Answered By: 
The Mayor

2,118 of the people from Q2 were arrested for at least one offence relating to “rape” or “sexual assault”.  This includes male and female victims. 288 custody records have a DV Indicator.