Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 347 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Pill LJ, Holland and Keith JJ

Representation Keith Sutton (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 23 October 2002


Sentencing - Sexual or violent offence - Longer than commensurate sentence - Duration.

The Case

The defendant's total sentence of eight years' imprisonment for an offence of false imprisonment and assault occasioning actual bodily harm was manifestly excessive in the circumstances.

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