The prisoner had been sentenced but then transferred to a secure mental hospital. Whilst there be acted in a way equivalent to a hostage taking.
Held: Upon his release from the mental hospital the powers as to recall under the prison sentence remained intact, and he was properly returned to prison.
Times 10-Sep-2004,  EWHC 2569 (Admin)
England and Wales
Updated: 27 June 2022; Ref: scu.219528