- Almost a fifth (17%) of defendants held on remand were acquitted, and nearly a quarter (24%) were handed a non-custodial sentence.
- Over two-fifths (42%) of remanded prisoners were released from jail immediately, either as a consequence of not being proceeded against, being acquitted, or receiving a non-custodial sentence.
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