Hussain, R v, Court of Appeal - Criminal Division, October 04, 2018, [2018] EWCA Crim 2362

Resolution Date:October 04, 2018
Issuing Organization:Criminal Division
Actores:Hussain, R v
 
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2018/01811/A4

Neutral Citation Number: [2018] EWCA Crim 2362

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL

CRIMINAL DIVISION

Royal Courts of Justice

The Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

Thursday 4th October 2018

B e f o r e:

LORD JUSTICE HOLROYDE

MR JUSTICE GOOSE

and

HIS HONOUR JUDGE WALL QC

(Sitting as a Judge of the Court of Appeal Criminal Division)

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R E G I N A

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NADEEM HUSSAIN

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Mr I Howard appeared on behalf of the Appellant

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J U D G M E N TThursday 4th October 2018

LORD JUSTICE HOLROYDE: I shall ask Mr Justice Goose to give the judgment of the court.

MR JUSTICE GOOSE:

  1. This is an appeal against sentence brought with the leave of the single judge.

  2. On 16th April 2018 in the Crown Court at Sheffield, His Honour Judge Kelson QC imposed nine years' imprisonment after the appellant, Nadeem Hussain who is aged 33, was convicted after trial. The sentence was made up as follows: for possession of a prohibited firearm, contrary to section 5(1)(aba) of the Firearms Act 1968 (count 1), nine years' imprisonment; for possession of ammunition without a firearm certificate, contrary to section 1(1)(b) of the Firearms Act 1968 (count 2), three years' imprisonment; having an imitation firearm in a public place, contrary to section 19 of the Firearms Act 1968 (count 3), nine months' imprisonment; and having an imitation firearm in a public place, contrary to section 19 of the Firearms Act 1968 (count 4), nine months' imprisonment. All of the sentences were ordered to run...

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