Practice and Procedure

ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REFERENCES (NOS.53, 54, 55, 56, 57 OF 2001) SUB NOM R V (1) H (2) T (3) M (4) F (5) B (2001)

PUBLISHED July 31, 2001

[2001] EWCA Crim 1963

Total sentences of 18 months' imprisonment for two offences of robbery, where the respondents had kept the victims captive in cars and had intimidated them with future violence, were unduly lenient and were quashed and substituted with terms of four and a half years and two and a half years respectively.

CA (Crim Div) (Mantell LJ, Rougier J, Grigson J)