Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 389 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Hughes, Royce JJ and Judge Paget QC

Representation Mark Fenhalls (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 25 October 2002


Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Duration - Discount for guilty plea - Vulnerable victim - Breach of trust - Disparity.

The Case

The defendant's sentence of 18 months' imprisonment for an offence of theft and six offences of handling stolen goods was not manifestly excessive in the circumstances, and was not disparate to that of his co-defendant.

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