Police officers can arrest people for serious offences if they have reasonable grounds to do so. One of the reasons for arresting them is to conduct a tape recorded interview so that they can get further evidence from that interview. Of course there are clever defendants like Kate and Gerry McCann. She refused to answer all incriminating questions and he purported to answer most of them but in reality he did not, he just denied things etc.
Warning 'rapists and killers will walk free' after judge rules that suspects must be charged or released after 96 hours
- Suspects could only be re-arrested 'if new evidence comes to light
- ACPO labels court decision 'bizarre'
- Confusion reigns as officers try to work out implications of ruling
RELEASED ON BAIL?
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