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Director of Public Prosecutions [DPP] v Elliott, Jacob & Fares, Allan (Sentence) [2022] VSC 554

CRIMINAL LAW
Supreme Court of Victoria
Division: 
Criminal Division
Judge(s): 
Tinney J
Parties: 

Director of Public Prosecutions [DPP] v Elliott, Jacob & Fares, Allan (Sentence)

Judgment Date: 
21 September 2022
Catchwords: 

CRIMINAL LAW - Sentence - Murder (2), attempted murder (2) and intentionally causing serious injury - Planned retributive attack upon a nightclub using semi-automatic handgun - Four shots fired with intention to kill - No acceptable evidence that attack ordered by father of Elliott - No evidence of reluctance by either accused - Young age of offenders - Youthfulness remained important notwithstanding seriousness of crimes - Extremely grave offending - High moral culpability in spite of ages - No remorse - Murders in worst category - Sentences of life imprisonment open and required - Non-parole periods set - Below statutorily prescribed minimum periods - Total effective sentence in each case of life imprisonment - Non-parole periods of 29 and 27 years for Elliott and Fares respectively.

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