Practice and Procedure

RE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REFERENCE (NOS 19, 20 & 21 OF 2013) sub nom R v PRINCE UMOH : R v HAMSE DIGALE : R v MN (2013)

PUBLISHED June 20, 2013

[2013] EWCA Crim 1260

A judge had failed to follow the sentencing guidelines and had placed too much emphasis on the young age of offenders rather than the seriousness of their offences. The sentences imposed for robbery were unduly lenient.

CA (Crim Div) (Rafferty LJ DBE, Kenneth Parker J, Judge Davis QC)