Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 258 (Mar)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Astill J and Judge Richard Brown

Representation Kevin McCartney (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 18 March 2002


Sentencing - Being concerned in the importation of Class B drug - Custodial sentence ||Defendant committing offences under pressure - Deterrent sentence - Sentencing guidelines exceeded ||Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

The defendant's sentence of six years' imprisonment for an offence of being knowingly concerned in the importation of drugs was manifestly excessive in the circumstances.

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