The case of a second serial sex offender has been referred to the Parole Board a week after the former black-cab driver John Worboys was approved for release.
Officials will review whether Antoni Imiela, known as the M25 rapist, who was given seven life sentences in 2004, should be freed in the coming months. Five of his victims were under the age of 14, two of them aged 10.
It emerged last week that the Parole Board had decided to release Worboys, who in 2009 was jailed indefinitely with a minimum term of eight years for drugging and sexually assaulting female passengers.
Some of his victims were not told of the decision, prompting an apology from the chairman of the Parole Board. A review into how the board makes its decisions and how much information it can publish about individual cases has been