Outrage over the Scots Sex Criminals on the Run
Byline: GRAHAM GRANT
Failures in criminal justice system exposed TEN dangerous sex offenders who should be monitored by police are on the loose in Scotland.
The criminals have simply ' disappeared ' into the community without a trace, raising serious fears for public safety.
One of the offenders slipped off the police radar six years ago and has been at large ever since.
The revelations follow the scandal over registered sex offender Peter Tobin, convicted earlier this month of raping and murdering Polish student Angelika Kluk.
A catastrophic failure of the justice system meant he was allowed to stay on the run for a year after disappearing from his home without informing the authorities.
Last night, Scottish Conservative
justice spokesman Bill Aitken said: …
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Publication information: Article title: Outrage over the Scots Sex Criminals on the Run. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Mail (London). Publication date: May 25, 2007. Page number: 1. © 2007 Daily Mail. COPYRIGHT 2007 Gale Group.