Case #: 87, 88, 89 of 2022
Commissioner of Police Vs. Aedin Major et al

In the circumstances, we accede to the application to abandon the appeals against conviction. The appeals are dismissed and the convictions are affirmed in MCCrApp & CAIS No. 88 of 2022 and MCCrApp & CAIS No. 89 of 2022. 7 We are going to refuse the appeal against sentence. The magistrate considered the facts of the case. The convicts were young persons. They had no previous convictions. They pled guilty at the very earliest opportunity. These were all factors that the magistrate took into account. She was aware of the scope of the injuries at the time and she determined that the proper course of punishment was a year\'s imprisonment. That may be considered lenient, but it is not so unduly lenient that no reasonable magistrate could have imposed it. In those circumstances, we dismiss the appeal against sentence and we affirm the sentence of one year.

Pending before Privy Council?: no

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Oral / Magisterial Criminal Matter
by Justice(s) Hon Sir Michael Barnett, P., Kt., Hon Madam Justice Crane-Scott, JA. and Hon Madam Justice Bethell, JA
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