More than 320 prisoners have been wrongly released from jail over the past six years according to new figures released by the Ministry of Justice.
Among those released, are suspects awaiting trial for murder, armed robbers and those guilty of grievous bodily harm.
On average, more than one person is incorrectly released from custody due to a range of excuses – from prisoners getting mixed up with people sharing the same surname to others who saw court officials misfiling the sentence in custody records.
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