Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2015] All ER (D) 148 (Apr)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Davis LJ, Cooke J and Sir David Maddison (judgment delivered extempore)

Representation Joss Ticehurst (instructed by Slee Blackwell Solicitors) for the offender.
  Jacob Hallam (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Attorney General.
Judgment Dates: 22 April 2015

Catchwords

Sentence - Imprisonment - Length of sentence - Offender being sentenced to 16 years' imprisonment in respect of campaign of rape against three women - Whether sentence being unduly lenient - .

The Case

Sentence Imprisonment. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, held that the offender's total sentence of 16 years' imprisonment for a 'campaign of rape' against three women had been unduly lenient. The court substituted a sentence of 20 years' imprisonment.

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