Venables and another v News Group Newspapers Ltd and others; Her Majesty's Attorney General v McKeag and another

Contempt of court – Committal. The first respondent would be sentenced to a custodial sentence of 12 months, suspended for two years, for infringing the injunction granted to protect the identities of the killers of James Bulger by publishing the photographs and the information about Venables' supposed alias and workplace. The Divisional Court further sentenced the second respondent to eight months' custody, suspended for two years, for breaking the injunction by purporting to identify Venables by means of a photograph, an alias, the purported identification of his supposed fiancée, and contravening the prohibition on soliciting information of aliases used by Thompson.

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