Committal for Contempt of Court at Open Court at Derby: Nawaz

Pursuant to paragraph 13 of Practice Direction: Committal for Contempt of Court – Open Court

In the County Court sitting at Preston on 7th August 2019

In the matter of The Chief Constable of Lancashire Constabulary v Asim Nawaz & Others – case number F00PR208

District Judge Burrow sentenced Asim Nawaz to a suspended committal order for contempt of court. The basis of that sentence was that Asim Nawaz admitted breaching an Order made by the court on 14 February 2019 pursuant to S34 of the Policing and Crime Act 2009. The breaches admitted and sentences imposed were as follows:

  1. Being with persons under the age of 16 in breach of prohibition c of the injunction order on two separate occasions – a sentence of 56 days imposed for each breach
  2. Being with a person named in the injunction order as a person he is forbidden from being with in breach of prohibition b on two separate occasions – a sentence imposed of 56 days for the first breach and 14 days for the second breach
  3. Being in possession of a mobile phone not registered with the police in breach of prohibition d of the injunction order – a sentence imposed of 14 days.

The court directed that the sentences should run concurrently resulting in a total suspended committal order of 56 days.

District Judge Burrow

The County Court at Preston