Jan 152012
 
 January 15, 2012  Court, Non-U.S.

Prosecutors have been told to seek out the medical records of women involved in rape cases in an attempt to increase the low number of convictions in the Scottish courts.

But the move has been criticised by rape counselling groups, which claim new Crown Office guidelines are an invasion of privacy that will put victims off legally pursuing attackers.

Read more on Scotland on Sunday.


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