Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 191 (Sep)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 2161
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Astill and Evans JJ

Representation William Saunders (assigned by the Registrar for Criminal Appeals ) for the appellant.
Judgment Dates: 27 September 2002


Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Duration - Defendant's role in offence.

The Case

A defendant's appeal against the totality of his sentence of five years' imprisonment was allowed in circumstances where the court determined that the judge had failed properly to assess his role in a drugs transaction which had founded one of the charges against him, and his total sentence was accordingly varied to four years' imprisonment.

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