SURELY we are all appalled by the two-year jail sentence Judge Toby Hooper QC gave to Hue Nguyen and Dieu Mai for tending cannabis plants in Bromyard (Reporter, April 4).

They had already suffered imprisonment in abject squalor by the owners of the cannabis factory.

I feel really ashamed about the treatment they received in this country and the judge compounded the cruelty.

When they heard that they would be deported they must have felt nothing but joy and relief.

Barbara Reynolds