||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 45 (Sep)
|| EWCA Crim 1899
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Rix LJ, Griffith Williams J and the Recorder of Cardiff (judgment delivered extempore)
||Malcom Gibney (instructed by Sharon Taylor Associates) for the defendant.
||Elizabeth Jones (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
||8 September 2009
Sentence - Imprisonment - Length of sentence - Defendant attacking complainant and breaking his jaw and cheekbone - Defendant having history of violence - Sentence of 30 months' imprisonment imposed following guilty plea - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.
Sentence Imprisonment. Court of Appeal, Criminal Division: A sentence of 30 months' imprisonment for an offence of inflicting grievous bodily harm contrary to of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861 was manifestly excessive and a sentence of 18 months' imprisonment would be substituted.
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