Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 314 (Jan)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Pill LJ, Rafferty and Gross JJ

Representation Selwyn Shapiro (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 31 January 2002


Sentencing - Rape - Indecent assault on a female - Attempted rape - Custodial sentence - Aggravating and mitigating features - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

The defendant's sentence of twelve years' imprisonment for offences of rape, attempted rape and indecent assault on a female were manifestly excessive in the circumstances.

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