Judges jail drug dealer

A DRUG dealer who was spared prison has been sent to jail.

Wednesday, 7th September 2016, 6:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 7th September 2016, 2:17 pm

Government figures were published yesterday showing how many crown court sentences had been considered unduly lenient last year and then increased by judges.

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The figures revealed a defendant convicted of possession of class A drugs with intent to supply had been given a two-year term suspended for two years at Portsmouth Crown Court.

Judges ultimately increased the sentence to an immediate term of three years.