Traveller family jailed over kidnap and torture – BBC News

‘Eleven members of the same family who kidnapped and tortured a couple they falsely accused of murdering a widow have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 3rd April 2014

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

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KFC robbery gang jailed after being arrested on restaurant roof – The Independent

Posted April 4th, 2014 in burglary, news, sentencing by sally

‘A gang of robbers were jailed after they were arrested on the roof of a KFC restaurant they had attempted to raid.’

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The Independent, 3rd April 2014

Source: www.independent.co.uk

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Ramdeen v State of Trinidad and Tobago – WLR Daily

Ramdeen v State of Trinidad and Tobago: [2014] UKPC 7; [2014] WLR (D) 149

‘Once the Privy Council was seised of a death sentence case, whether by way of an appeal against conviction and/or an appeal against sentence, it had jurisdiction to deal with commutation of sentence, at least where the ground for commutation arose out of court procedures or decisions.’

WLR Daily, 27th March 2014

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

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Sentencing for theft offences – consultation launched on sentencing guidelines – Sentencing Council

Posted April 3rd, 2014 in consultations, electricity, press releases, sentencing, theft by tracey

‘The Sentencing Council has launched a 12-week consultation on its proposed guidelines for judges and magistrates to use when sentencing people for theft offences.’

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Sentencing Council, 3rd April 2014

Source: http://sentencingcouncil.judiciary.gov.uk

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Hassan Mahmood stabbing: Killer jailed for 16 years – BBC News

Posted April 2nd, 2014 in murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘A teenager who stabbed a schoolboy in a park has been jailed for a minimum of 16 years.’

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BBC News, 1st April 2014

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‘I want my chips’: mother who set fire to kebab shop jailed for 28 months – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 2nd, 2014 in arson, news, sentencing by sally

‘Danielle Miles set fire to a kebab shop because she arrived minutes after it closed, missing her takeaway order’

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Daily Telegraph, 1st April 2014

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

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Ice cream slavery man David Rooke’s sentence ‘not too lenient’ – BBC News

Posted March 31st, 2014 in appeals, assault, false imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘An ice cream seller who kept a vulnerable man as a slave in his garage was not given a lenient sentence, appeal court judges have ruled.’

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BBC News, 28th March 2014

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Sara Ege murder case: Conviction appeal bid dismissed – BBC News

‘Judges have dismissed an appeal bid by a woman who beat her son to death for failing to memorise the Koran.’

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BBC News, 28th March 2014

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Parents guilty of emotional cruelty face jail – The Guardian

‘Adults convicted of acts of emotional cruelty against children in their care will face the same threat of jail as those guilty of physical neglect, under new laws being considered by ministers.’

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The Guardian, 31st March 2014

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

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Rapper Joshua Ribera’s killer Armani Mitchell jailed – BBC News

Posted March 28th, 2014 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A teenager who murdered a Birmingham rapper in a street stabbing has been jailed for a minimum of 18 years.’

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BBC News, 27th

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Woman jailed for being drunk and abusive on flight from Crete to UK – The Guardian

Posted March 27th, 2014 in aircraft, alcohol abuse, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A woman has been jailed after admitting to being drunk and abusive on an aircraft.’

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The Guardian, 27th March 2014

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

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West Midlands Police officers jailed for Oldbury house theft – BBC News

Posted March 27th, 2014 in guilty pleas, news, police, sentencing, theft by tracey

‘Two police officers who stole cash and cigarettes from a house have been jailed after being caught in a sting operation by their own force.’

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BBC News, 27th March 2014

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

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Cyber-bullies could be given tougher sentences – The Independent

‘The Government today backed tougher laws that could see cyber stalkers imprisoned for up for two years.’

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The Independent, 25th March 2014

Source: www.independent.co.uk

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Paedophile priest Francis Paul Cullen jailed for 15 years – BBC News

Posted March 25th, 2014 in clergy, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A priest who sexually assaulted seven children before spending more than two decades on the run in Spain has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 24th March 2014

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

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Bungling ‘umbrella robber’ jailed for life – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 24th, 2014 in closed circuit television, firearms, news, robbery, sentencing by sally

‘Judge apologises to victims after court hears armed robber had received life sentences twice before.’

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Daily Telegraph, 21st March 2014

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

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Sikh man jailed over knife attack on former Indian general Kuldip Singh Brar – The Independent

Posted March 24th, 2014 in armed forces, assault, grievous bodily harm, India, news, sentencing, Sikhism by sally

‘A Sikh man has received a lengthy jail sentence after being convicted of slashing a former Indian military lieutenant general in the neck while he was on holiday in London.’

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The Independent, 21st March 2014

Source: www.independent.co.uk

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Mary Konye jailed for 12 years for acid attack on former friend in east London – The Guardian

‘A woman who threw acid in the face of her friend while disguised by a Muslim veil has been jailed for 12 years.’

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The Guardian, 21st March 2014

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

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Sentence of man who killed victim with Asperger’s challenged over leniency – The Guardian

Posted March 21st, 2014 in appeals, assault, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘A four-and-a-half-year jail sentence handed to a man who killed a man with Asperger’s syndrome with a single punch in an unprovoked attack has been referred to the court of appeal for review.’

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The Guardian, 20th March 2014

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‘You’ve suffered enough,’ judge tells mercy killer – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 21st, 2014 in attempts, euthanasia, guilty pleas, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man avoids jail after confessing to a psychiatrist that he smothered his mother as she was dying of lung cancer in a Dorset hospital.’

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Daily Telegraph, 20th March 2014

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

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Cocaine addict burglar jailed for life for killing defenceless War veteran in his bed – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 19th, 2014 in elderly, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A burglar who attacked an 87-year-old World War Two veteran in his bed has been jailed for a minimum of 18-years after being found guilty of murder. Widower Frank Worsley, who served with the Royal Navy in the Far East, was “repeatedly beaten” about the face by cocaine user Daniel Crompton, 24.’

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Daily Telegraph, 18th March 2014

Source: www.teelgraph.co.uk

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