Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2001] All ER (D) 201 (Feb)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Clarke LJ, Cresswell and Ouseley JJ

Representation Janet Ruscoe (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 16 February 2001

Catchwords

Sentencing - Being knowingly concerned in the fraudulent evasion of the prohibition on the importation of a Class B drug - Cannabis - Mitigating features - Defendant giving evidence for prosecution against co-defendant - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

A sentence of 12 months' imprisonment imposed upon a defendant who pleaded guilty to being knowingly concerned in the fraudulent evasion of a prohibition on the importation of a Class B drug was upheld on appeal.

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