Committal for Contempt of Court in Open Court at the County Court sitting at Bournemouth: Benn

|Contempt of Court

In The Bournemouth County Court

Case No: B01BH633

  1. On the 12th May 2016 this court committed the following person to prison:

Mr Andrew Benn

  1. In relation to an order dated 15th October 2015 which provided that the Respondent/Defendant is forbidden from entering the Borough of Bournemouth and not to damage or make threats to damage any property in the Borough of Bournemouth.


  1. The court found that, following evidence, he had disobeyed/breached that order by:

    On Thursday 12th May 2016 the defendant came to Bournemouth police station to hand himself in and further stated that if police didn’t come and get him he would start smashing up the police cars.

And imposed the following sentence for those breaches.

Sentence: 6 weeks in custody.

District Judge Powell
12th May 2016.