Practice and Procedure

ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REFERENCE (NO.96 OF 2005) sub nom R v DIDI (2006)

PUBLISHED January 18, 2006

A sentence of four years' imprisonment for a conviction of cruelty to a child was substituted for a sentence of two years. The original sentence had been unduly lenient given that the offence was persistent in nature and had involved deprivation of food and water as well as physical cruelty.