Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2001] All ER (D) 170 (Feb)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Pitchford J and The Recorder of London

Representation Navjot Sidhu (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 15 February 2001


Sentencing - Wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm - Aggravating and mitigating features - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

A sentence of nine years' imprisonment imposed upon a defendant who was convicted of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm was considered, on appeal, to be manifestly excessive and a sentence of five years' imprisonment was substituted.

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