A man in his eighties who was jailed for 2 years for illegally possessing a shotgun has been freed after serving just 18 days.
It's emerged that the gun was classified incorrectly meaning the wrong sentencing guidelines were used.
Earlier this month Roy Delph who lives near Downham Market was sentenced to two years at Norwich Crown Court. The nature of the charge meant the judge had to jail him
He'd been using his shotgun to shoot vermin on a piece of land he owns when the police spotted the weapon on the passenger seat of his car.
Now his sentence has been suspended and the 88 year old great grandfather is home much to the relief of his wife Jacqueline.
Mr Delph's family know he did break the law. They say he's been punished enough and want to know exactly what mistakes were made and why.
In a statement the Crown Prosecution Service told ITV News Anglia
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