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Court of Appeal – Successful Appeal Against Sentence for Dutch Lorry Driver

A Dutch lorry driver had pleaded guilty to the importation of 12 kilograms of cocaine. Harry Bowyer argued that the sentence was too high as the Judge had taken too high a starting point in calculating sentence and had failed to take significant mitigation properly into account. The Court of Appeal agreed, the appeal was allowed and the sentence was reduced accordingly.

Case Details

Case Name: Court of Appeal – Successful Appeal Against Sentence for Dutch Lorry Driver
Case Date: September 2016
Case Type (info): Court of Appeal - Criminal

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