Practice and Procedure

R v SHAHID ZAMAN & 5 ORS (2013)

PUBLISHED April 12, 2013

[2013] EWCA Crim 640

Sentences of three or four years' imprisonment respectively, according to age, were imposed on youths who had attacked and robbed as a group were not manifestly excessive. However, in the case of one, who had inadvertently been sentenced to a detention and training order when he was 14 years old and who did not meet the criteria for detention under the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 s.91, a youth rehabilitation order for 12 months would be substituted.

CA (Crim Div) (Hallett LJ, Bean J, Judge Pert QC)