Jail term for killer driver ‘so far below’ standard

On Tuesday, prosecutors urged the Court docket of Felony Charm to intervene in the situation of Akol Agiu Akol and quickly boost his prison time period.

Jim Pearce QC claimed retaining Akol behind bars for this sort of a shorter time period of time did very little to stop other individuals receiving behind the wheel even though grossly incapable of driving safely.

The sentence, he claimed, was so very low that it failed to fulfill public procedures of safety and appropriate punishment for a criminal offense.

“Sentences imposed by the courts have to, in just the limitations of justice and fairness, act as a deterrent to other individuals … this sentence fails that goal,” he claimed.

“This sentence is so much beneath what is acceptable that it calls for correction.

“If still left to stand, it will erode the conventional of sentencing for this offence.”

Akol, 20, of Davoren Park, … Read More