Attorney General's Reference (No 004/2015);

Sentence – Imprisonment. The offender pleaded guilty on the second day of his trial to two counts of vaginal rape (counts 6 and 9) and one count of putting a person in fear of violence by harassment. The counts related to three separate women each of whom had had a relationship with the offender. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division held that, in the circumstances, a total sentence of 9 years' imprisonment had been unduly lenient and increased the total sentence to one of 12 years' imprisonment.

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