Practice and Procedure

R v M (2009)

PUBLISHED November 4, 2009

[2009] EWCA Crim 2456

Where, as a result of an offender seeking help for his sexual attraction to young boys, he was arrested and charged with making indecent photographs of a child, possessing indecent photographs of a child and sexual assault upon a child, a community order with an order that the offender participate in a sex offender programme was appropriate and his sentence of 27 months' detention was quashed.

CA (Crim Div) (Lord Judge LCJ, Rafferty J, Henriques J)