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R V TSHOTSHO KISOSI (2004)

PUBLISHED January 19, 2004
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[2004] EWCA Crim 57

In all the circumstances a sentence of nine months' imprisonment for failing to surrender to bail was manifestly excessive, whilst the defendant blatantly lied about his failure to surrender to gain the judge's sympathy it was not an attempt to escape the jurisdiction.

CA (Crim Div) (Pill LJ, Gray J, Aikens J)

19/01/2004

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