||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 86 (Aug)
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Latham LJ, Grigson and Henriques JJ
||Marcus Fletcher (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
||15 August 2007
Sentence - Unlawful wounding - Custodial sentence - Defendant being sentenced to nine months' imprisonment - Whether duration of custodial sentence manifestly excessive.
Sentence Unlawful wounding. In light of the extent of the injuries inflicted on the victim when the defendant recklessly pushed her glass into her face, causing the victim a significant injury that required 26 stitches, it could not be said that the sentence of nine months' imprisonment was either wrong in principle or manifestly excessive.
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