Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 324 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 94
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Rose LJ, Cresswell and Goldring JJ

Representation Brian Altman (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Attorney General.
  John Broadley (instructed by Levys, Manchester) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 16 January 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - Indecent assault on a male - Indecent assault on a female - Aggravating and mitigating factors - Whether sentence unduly lenient.

The Case

Where a 51-year-old was convicted on ten counts of indecent assault on a male and one count of indecent assault on a female, arising from a number of sexual assaults on children over a four year period, it was held that a total sentence of five years' imprisonment with an extended licence period of three years was unduly lenient, and an extended sentence of ten years, comprising a custodial element of eight years' imprisonment would be imposed.

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