||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 376 (Oct)
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Latham LJ, Burton and Teare JJ
||Sharonjit Bahia (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
||Sarah Whitehouse (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
||24 October 2007
Sentence - Imprisonment - Length of sentence - Robbery - Affray - Unlawful wounding - Imprisonment for public protection - Defendant being sentenced to imprisonment for public protection with minimum term of four-and-a-half years - No order being imposed for specified offences - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.
Sentence Imprisonment. Secton227 of the applied to all of the specified offences in the instant case of a defendant who had pleaded guilty to various offences, and who had been sentenced to imprisonment for public protection for the more serious offences. An extended sentence ought to have been imposed in respect of the specified offences, to run concurrently with the sentence of imprisonment for public protection. The minimum term of four-and-a-half years' imprisonment, which had been imposed, whilst plainly severe, was not manifestly excessive.
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