Regina v McKeown: CANI 1999

The Court dismissed appeals against sentences of 12 years imprisonment for conspiracy to rob (following guilty pleas) in circumstances where the offenders, who had no criminal records, burst into the family home of the manageress of a sub post office, their faces masked by balaclavas, with an imitation gun and an iron bar; seized the lady; threatened family members; and demanded that she go to the post office and get andpound;100,000 and all available stamps for them.


(1999) 7 BNIL 90


Northern Ireland

Cited by:

CitedRooney and Others, Re Attorney General’s Reference (Number 1 of 2005) CANI 11-Nov-2005
The defendants had been convicted or armed robbery. The Attorney General appealed against the sentences saying they were too lenient. Rooney argued that his plea of guilty had been after an indication by the judge and the reference was misguided. . .
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Criminal Sentencing

Updated: 23 June 2022; Ref: scu.234984