Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 430 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 2199
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Pitchford J and Judge Fabyan Evans

Representation Jabeen Akhtar (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 1 October 2002


Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Duration - Theft by shoplifting - Discount for guilty plea - Appropriate sentence.

The Case

A sentence of two terms of three years' imprisonment concurrent for two offences of theft by shoplifting was excessive and would be substituted by concurrent terms of two years' imprisonment.

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