Prosecutions are down by 32% in a year and convictions have fallen by 26%, CPS figures show
Rape charges, prosecutions and convictions in England and Wales have fallen to their lowest levels in more than a decade.
The steep decline comes as the number of rapes recorded by the police – 58,657 last year – has more than doubled over the past six years.
Source: The Guardian
Rape prosecutions in England and Wales at lowest level in a decade