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Babar, Hafiz Muhammad Farid v The Queen [2022] VSCA 122

CRIMINAL LAW
Victorian Court of Appeal
Judge(s): 
T Forrest and Macaulay JJA
Parties: 

Babar, Hafiz Muhammad Farid v The Queen

Judgment Date: 
23 June 2022
Catchwords: 

CRIMINAL LAW - Appeal - Sentence - Rape - Uber driver digitally penetrated customer in rear of vehicle - Sentenced to 5 years' imprisonment with 3 years non-parole - Whether manifest excess - Whether judge gave insufficient weight to 698 days spent in immigration detention and mitigation factors - Sentence within range - Appeal refused - Sahhitanandan v The Queen [2019] VSCA 115 and Underwood (a pseudonym) v The Queen (No 2) [2018] VSCA 87 considered.

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