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Mugshots have to be destroyed
11:00am Tuesday 26th June 2012 in News
Thames Valley Police will have to destroy the mugshots of innocent people after a landmark court case ruled that keeping them was a breach of human rights.
The High Court ruled last week that police forces should no longer retain pictures of suspects who were never charged.
The decision came after a 15-year-old boy from Peckham, South London, brought the case to court.
He was arrested on suspicion of rape but no charges were brought.
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