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Netherlands: electronic tagging more popular: orders double in five years
Electronic tagging is being increasingly used as a punishment in the Netherlands, particular for people convicted of robbery and drugs-related crime.
Last year, 1,759 people had a monitor placed around their ankle, compared with some 900 in 2012, Sjef van Gennip, director of the Dutch probation service, told BNR radio.
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