BLACK cab rapist John Worboys was denied a move to an open prison two years before he was cleared for release.
His switch from a Category A prison was blocked because he refused to admit his crimes.
Yet two years later, the Parole Board said he could go free in a decision that has provoked outrage.
His victims do not believe that anything has changed in such a short time to warrant freeing Worboys, who has served just nine years in prison.
Their lawyer, Richard Scorer, said: “This development is deeply troubling and raises numerous, urgent questions.
“What could possibly have changed so drastically that the board feel Worboys is now safe