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Case No. 23-1166

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State of Iowa
Mohammed Baduruddin Hussain


State of Iowa


Mohammed Baduruddin Hussain

Attorney for the Appellee

Sheryl Soich, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Alexander Smith

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
May 08, 2024

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Dubuque County, Thomas A. Bitter, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., Schumacher, J., and Doyle, S.J.  Opinion by Doyle, S.J.  (6 pages)

            Mohammed Baduruddin Hussain appeals his sentences after pleading guilty to two counts of third-degree sexual abuse.  OPINION HOLDS: The court did not rely on an impermissible sentencing factor by considering the need for punishment.  Because the court acted within its discretion when it imposed consecutive sentences, we affirm.

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