Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 390 (Jan)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Rafferty and McCombe JJ

Representation James Scobie (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the first defendant.
  Anthony Rimmer (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the second defendant.
Judgment Dates: 11 January 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - Aggravating features - Appeal - Defendants appealing against sentences for handling stolen goods and obtaining property by deception - Whether sentences excessive.

The Case

The defendants' appeals against sentences of five years and three years respectively for handling stolen goods and obtaining property by deception were allowed on the ground that in the instant case, the offending did not merit the penalties imposed.

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