Archive for the 'escape from custody' Category

Regina v Iqbal (Shaid) – WLR Daily

Regina v Iqbal (Shaid) [2011] WLR (D) 6

“The common law offence of escape from lawful custody did not cover those who escaped from detention or control before they were arrested.”

WLR Daily, 21st January 2011

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Regina v Montgomery – Times Law Report

Prisoner failing to return is not an escaper

Regina v Montgomery

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“Where a prisoner who was on temporary release from prison failed to return to prison at the expiry of his release period, he could not be said to have escaped from custody and could not therefore be guilty of the common-law offence of escape from custody.”

The Times, 6th September 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk 

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication. 

R v Montgomery – WLR Daily

R v Montgomery 

Where a prisoner who was on temporary release from prison pursuant to r 9 of the Prison Rules 1999 failed to return to prison at the expiry of his release period, he could not be said to have escaped from custody and could not therefore be guilty of the common law offence of escape from custody.”

WLR Daily, 2nd August 2007

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note: once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.


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