*Attorney General's Reference (Nos 126/2014, 127/2014);

Sentence – Imprisonment. The offenders, Z and J, were part of a group of men who had been involved in the sexual exploitation of vulnerable young girls. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, held that the offenders' sentences had been unduly lenient. J's sentence, for one count of sexual activity with a child, was increased to one of three years' detention. In respect of Z, a consecutive term of five years' imprisonment was imposed in respect of the offence of trafficking within the United Kingdom for the purposes of sexual exploitation.

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