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In cases where there is public interest or where the sentence may be complicated or controversial, the judge may decide to make the sentencing statement more widely available. You can read the judge’s full statement here once sentence has been passed.

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HMA v JB

Friday, 7 February, 2020
Sentencing Statements

At Glasgow High Court today (7 February 2020) Lord Arthurson sentenced JB to 4 years detention after the offender pled guilty to a single charge of assault to severe injury, permanent disfigurement and danger of life and attempted murder.

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HMA v Gary Martin

Thursday, 6 February, 2020
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow today (6 February 2020) Lord Matthews imposed an extended sentence of 9 years and 6 months with a custodial period of 6 years and 6 months on Gary Martin after he pled guilty to charges which included the possession of a loaded shot gun.

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HMA v Rhys Kane

Thursday, 6 February, 2020
Sentencing Statements

At Glasgow Sheriff Court today (6 February 2020) Sheriff MacKenzie imposed a Community Payback Order of 300 hours of unpaid work on Rhys Kane after he pled guilty to punching another individual on the head causing him to fall and strike his head on the ground, resulting in severe injury, permanent disfigurement and danger to life. The offender will also be subject to supervision for a period of 12 months.

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HMA v Robert Warnock

Thursday, 6 February, 2020
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today (6 February 2020) Judge Liddle sentenced Robert Warnock to an extended sentence of 14 years, with a custodial term of 11 years after he was convicted of attempted murder and assault to severe injury and permanent disfigurement.

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HMA v Anwar Sadhat Chowdhury

Tuesday, 4 February, 2020
Sentencing Statements

At Aberdeen High Court today (4 February 2020) Lord Uist sentenced Anwar Sadhat Chowdhury to 6 years imprisonment after he was found guilty of rape and attempting to pervert the course of justice.

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