Lee Rigby killer Michael Adebowale allowed to appeal – BBC News

Posted July 16th, 2014 in appeals, armed forces, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Michael Adebowale, who was given a 45-year prison sentence for the murder of soldier Lee Rigby, has been given permission to appeal against his sentence.’

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BBC News, 15th July 2014

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Hit man jailed for murdering gang boss and shooting accomplice – The Guardian

Posted July 15th, 2014 in attempts, firearms, gangs, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A judge called for an end to a “medieval turf war” on the streets of London as he jailed a hit man for at least 38 years for murdering a gang boss and then shooting his accomplice.’

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The Guardian, 14th July 2014

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Farmer Michael Wilmot jailed over red diesel fraud in Lincolnshire – BBC News

Posted July 14th, 2014 in conspiracy, fraud, news, sentencing, tax evasion by sally

‘A farmer described as the leader of a gang that organised and ran a “sophisticated” fuel and VAT tax fraud has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 12th July 2014

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Ross Conlin sentenced to life for murdering baby daughter – BBC News

‘A man has been sentenced to life for murdering his four-month-old daughter.’

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BBC News, 11th July 2014

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Swansea Black Friday rapist Jagdip Brar jailed for 18 years – BBC News

Posted July 14th, 2014 in news, rape, sentencing by sally

‘A Swansea law student who beat and repeatedly raped a woman left stranded in the city centre on Black Friday has been jailed for 18 years.’

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BBC News, 11th July 2014

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Three men from Colne jailed for badger and cat cruelty – BBC News

Posted July 14th, 2014 in animal cruelty, news, sentencing by sally

‘Three men who set dogs on a badger and a cat have been jailed after video of the cruelty was discovered on one of their mobile phones.’

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BBC News, 12th July 2014

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Woman, 61, jailed for seven years after drink-drive death of cyclist – The Independent

Posted July 14th, 2014 in dangerous driving, drunk in charge, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘A woman who fatally struck a cyclist while driving under the influence has been jailed for seven years.’

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The Independent, 12th July 2014

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Rolf Harris’ sentence was both lenient and excessive – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted July 10th, 2014 in child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘Last week, Rolf Harris was sentenced to five years nine months’ imprisonment for 12 indecent assaults committed against four female victims – including one aged just seven or eight. The sentencing remarks can be viewed here, and a summary of the case here. There are a number of other complainants who made allegations which were not, or have not (yet), been proceeded with.’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 10th July 2014

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GP Andrew Johnson jailed for decades of sex abuse – BBC News

Posted July 10th, 2014 in doctors, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A GP who sexually abused patients over more than 25 years is serving a lengthy jail sentence, it can now be reported.’

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BBC News, 9th July 2014

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700 new convictions for ‘historical sex abuse’ pushing up prison population – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 9th, 2014 in news, prisons, select committees, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘Chris Grayling, the Justice Secretary, says sex offenders found guilty of historical crimes are partly to blame for a 1,600 year-on-year rise in prison numbers.’

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Daily Telegraph, 9th July 2014

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Mark Sandland jailed for baby shaking manslaughter – BBC News

‘A man has been jailed for eight years for killing his five-week-old daughter after becoming frustrated by her screaming as he played a video game.’

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BBC News, 9th July 2014

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Bookkeeper jailed for stealing £2m to buy property empire – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 9th, 2014 in abuse of position of trust, accountants, fraud, news, sentencing by sally

‘Mirriam Clark is jailed after building up a property empire in England and Zambia and sending her children to private school with stolen money.’

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Daily Telegraph, 7th July 2014

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Southampton ‘highly organised’ eBay gang sentenced – BBC News

Posted July 9th, 2014 in handling stolen goods, internet, news, sentencing, theft by sally

‘A group of family members and friends have been jailed for their parts a “highly organised” criminal enterprise selling stolen goods on eBay.’

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BBC News, 8th July 2014

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Hull mum Kerry Abel jailed over toddler son’s drowning – BBC News

‘The mother of a toddler, who drowned in a bath in Hull, has been sentenced to three years in prison for his manslaughter.’

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BBC News, 4th July 2014

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Rolf Harris jail sentence to be reviewed by attorney general – The Guardian

‘Rolf Harris’s prison sentence has been referred to the attorney general for being unduly lenient, it has emerged.’

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The Guardian, 4th July 2014

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‘Pitiless’ Cardiff builders given jail sentences – BBC News

Posted July 4th, 2014 in conspiracy, construction industry, elderly, fraud, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Rogue builders who scammed older people out of over £70,000 have been given jail terms at Newport Crown Court.’

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BBC News, 4th July 2014

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Rolf Harris jailed for five years nine months for indecently assaulting girls – The Guardian

‘The judge, Mr Justice Sweeney, sentenced the 84-year-old entertainer to a total of five years and nine months in prison on 12 counts of indecent assault. Harris will serve half the total jail sentence with some of the individual sentences to be served consecutively and others concurrently.’

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The Guardian, 4th July 2014

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Andy Coulson jailed for 18 months over phone hacking – BBC News

Posted July 4th, 2014 in conspiracy, interception, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson has been jailed for 18 months for conspiracy to hack phones.’

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BBC News, 4th July 2014

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Woman sentenced for abandoning baby in Birmingham park – BBC News

Posted July 3rd, 2014 in birth, children, mental health, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘A woman who dumped her newborn baby in a plastic bag in a Birmingham park has been spared prison.’

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BBC News, 3rd July 2014

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Jail for gang who conned Clacton and Colchester pensioners out of £1m – BBC News

Posted July 3rd, 2014 in conspiracy, fraud, gangs, money laundering, news, sentencing by sally

‘A gang of five rogue traders who conned elderly men and women in Essex out of more than £1m have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 3rd July 2014

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