||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 14 (Aug)
|| EWCA Crim 1787
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Henriques and Fulford JJ
||Harbinder Lally (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
||27 April 2006
Sentence - Having an offensive weapon in a public place - Custodial sentence - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.
In the circumstances, in view of the defendant's offending history, the judge had been entitled to conclude that the defendant, who had pleaded guilty to having an offensive weapon in a public place, posed a foreseeable risk of injury to others. Accordingly, the sentence of two years imprisonment had not been manifestly excessive.
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