Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 31 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Clarke LJ, Pitchford J and Judge Fabyan Evans

Representation Michael Lavers (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 3 October 2002


Sentencing - Harbouring Class A drug with intent to evade prohibition on importation - Custodial sentence - Basis of sentence - Disparity - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

The defendant's sentence of 16 years' imprisonment for an offence of harbouring a Class A drug with intent to evade the prohibition on importation was not manifestly excessive in the circumstances.

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