||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 196 (Jun)
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Calvert-Smith J and Sir Charles Mantell
||Jennet Treharne (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
||20 June 2005
Sentencing - Cruelty to a child - Indecent assault - Custodial sentence - Duration of sentence not manifestly excessive.
In all the circumstances of the instant case, the sentence of five years' imprisonment for two counts of cruelty to a child and one count of indecent assault, where the defendant had had knowledge, and had connived at, the sexual abuse of her daughter by her partner (the complainant's father), and had indecently assaulted the complainant on one occasion, was not manifestly excessive or wrong in principle.
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