R. v. D.M. 2012 ONCA 520
Criminal Law - Punishments (sentence) - Prohibition orders - Respecting contact with victims or others
The accused was convicted by a jury of sexual assault, sexual exploitation and invitation to sexual touching. The sexual assaults, including approximately 124 acts of sexual intercourse with the victim, occurred over a three-year period, until the victim was 19. The accused was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment. The Crown appealed, arguing that the sentence was manifestly unfit.
The Ontario Court of Appeal allowed the appeal and imposed a global sentence of seven years’ imprisonment.
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