Cabbie leader in dock for shouting near cops

A LONDON taxi union chairman appeared in court yesterday accused of assaulting two police officers with the sound of a megaphone.

James Farrar, 51, faces two counts of assault by beating of an emergency worker after he used a megaphone near the police officers during a demonstration on March 4 2019.

He is expected to argue that sound waves do not count as physical force and therefore the use of the megaphone could not be assault by beating.

Mr Farrar, the chairman of the...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-01-14 15:23
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