Bulger killers' ID ban sentence

Social media users Dean Liddle and Neil Harkins have each received nine month jail sentences suspended for 15 months at London's High Court for breaching an injunction banning the revelation of the new identities of toddler James Bulger's killers.

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Nine month sentence due to 'gravity' of offence

Sir John Thomas sitting at the High Court ruled that the two men were in breach of the injunction and therefore in contempt of court.

Reflecting on the "gravity" of their offence he said they would be given nine months imprisonment but because of mitigating circumstances it would be suspended.

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