UK coronavirus prison plan suspended after six mistakenly released

Scheme to temporarily free 4,000 inmates to control spread of virus put on hold Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A plan to temporarily release prisoners from jail in an effort to control the spread of coronavirus has been suspended after six inmates were mistakenly let out of prison. The Prison Service said it was aware of a “small number” of low-risk offenders who were freed too early. Continue reading...