Solicitors acting for Majid Rehman say they will launch an appeal against the prison sentence given to him today. They describe the 15-year sentence as 'off the Richter scale.'
Whilst it was accepted that a custodial sentence was inevitable upon conviction the sentenced passed today is off the Richter scale and we will launch an appeal.
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Today's rain will soon clear south-eastwards to leave a largely dry night with some long clear spells.