||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 57 (Nov)
|| EWCA Crim 2423
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Lord Judge CJ, Rafferty and Henriques JJ (judgment delivered extempore)
||Abigail Langford (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
||4 November 2009
Sentence - Imprisonment - Length of sentence - Racially aggravated harassment - Defendant racially abusing police officer executing duty - Judge imposing six months' imprisonment - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.
Sentence Imprisonment. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, refused the defendant's application for leave to appeal against his six-month sentence, it having been referred to the full court by the registrar as, having regard to the fact that the victim of the defendant's racially aggravated harassment was a police officer executing his duty as well as the local turbulence involving racist triggers in the area of the offence, namely, Bradford, the sentence was appropriate and there was nothing to impugn it.
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