HMA v STUART COSSAR

Appeal Court, High Court of Justiciary

Today the Appeal Court increased the sentence imposed on Stuart Cossar in the High Court on 1 October 2009, after the Crown appealed that the original sentence of 4 years and 6 months was unduly lenient.

The Appeal Court granted the appeal and imposed an extended sentence of 8 years and 9 months, of which the custodial part is 6 years and 9 months with an extension period of 2 years.  

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