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 White paper on crime 2009 Part3/Chapter5/Section2/1 

Section 2  Status of Criminal Proceedings

1 Disposition in public prosecutors offices and courts

  The number of suspects (limited to non-traffic penal code offenses and special act offenses excluding violation of road traffic related acts) not prosecuted in public prosecutors offices due to insanity was 520 in 2008 (See Table 2-2-3-3). In addition, 11 persons were found not guilty on the grounds of insanity in the court of first instance in 2008 (Source: The General Secretariat, Supreme Court).