Some people believe that the purpose of prison is to punish, while others argue that rehabilitation is its primary role. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

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rehabilitation
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views will be discussed in the following paragraphs.
First
and foremost, with the increase in
crime
rates numbers of prisons are increasing day by day, to
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the increased numbers of accused. As per numerous people, isolating the criminals for long duration in the solitary confinements is the stringent type of punishments; it forces a person to think about his wrong deeds and
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with time he develops guilty of doing that
crime
. To exemplify, studies show that after completing the full duration of
punishment
inside the prisons, 80% of criminals did not indulge in any type of
crime
later on just to avoid
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punishment
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rime
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ehabilitation of the accused. According to them, it gives them an opportunity to learn some skills inside the cell like handicrafts. Most of the time which helps them in earning some money for living after the completion of
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unishment.
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society and will not have to commit
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rime again for money.
For instance
, as per the latest study, it has been seen that approximately 40% of the offenders were settled in their life using the skills they learned while being in confinements. In my opinion,
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prison serves both the purpose,
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ey
objective
of prisons could be
punishment
and not
rehabilitation
, as I reckon that offenders should realise their mistakes so that they do not indulge in criminal activities again. To conclude,
although
prison serves the purpose of
rehabilitation
also
along with punishing the accused, I believe that it's primary
objective
is to punish the prisoners so that they realise their mistakes.
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