20th Oct 2021
Sentencing repeat offenders
Fasail Hussain was sentenced earlier this year for drugs offences. The sentencing judge imposed a total term of 2293 days imprisonment.
Hussain had been released from prison...
16th Sep 2021
Stalking, good character and unduly lenient sentences
Dipu Ahad was a councillor in Newcastle when a lady approached him for assistance as her former partner was harassing her. She approached him due to his stan...
28th Jul 2021
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill
The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill was introduced in the House of Lords in early July and awaits a second reading. The Bill is formed of thirteen parts, inclu...
16th Jun 2021
Detention of seized cash
HMRC seized £35,000 cash in plastic carrier bags from a Mr Mann as it was suspected he was fraudulently evading excise duty. Boxes of vodka worth around £220,000 had also bee...
9th Jun 2021
New proposed sentencing guidelines - burglary
The Sentencing Council has announced a consultation on the revision of sentencing guidelines for domestic, non-domestic and aggravated burglary offences.
8th Jun 2021
Stalking and Stalking Protection Orders
A former premier league footballer, Shayne Bradley, pleaded guilty to stalking a former girlfriend.
It was said he followed her, watched her house, sent mails and...