The Crown Office will appeal an ‘unduly lenient’ sentence handed down to Sean Hogg, who was convicted of rape earlier last month. The 21-year-old was convicted in March and on April 3 was sentenced to 270 hours of community service, as well as being put under supervision for three years and added to the sex offenders’ register. That was met with an immediate backlash, with campaigners questioning why a convicted rapist was allowed to walk free from court.
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