Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months after EDL founder guilty of contempt of court

TOMMY Robinson has been jailed for committing contempt of court by filming defendants in a criminal trial and broadcasting the footage on social media.

The English Defence League (EDL) founder, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, was handed a nine-month sentence at the Old Bailey on Thursday as he was branded a "liar" by the judge. Dame Victoria Sharp told Robinson that the time he previously spent behind bars for the contempt will be taken into account, reducing his sentence to 19 weeks - of which he will serve half before being released. 

Robinson, 36, of Luton, Bedfordshire, was found to have committed contempt of...
source: Express

2019-07-11 17:32
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