Committal for contempt of Court in Open Court in the County Court sitting at Birmingham: Bernard-Wheeler

|Contempt of Court

Birmingham City Council –V- Mr Tesfa Bernard-Wheeler

Case Number: C00BM271

In relation to the above numbered case, on 1 December 2016 Recorder Readings sitting in the County Court at Birmingham as a Recorder Judge of the County Court, sentenced the Defendant in that case, Mr Tesfa Bernard-Wheeler, to A SUSPENDED custodial sentence of 28 days for Contempt of Court for breach of an (INTERIM INJUNCTION ORDER). The basis of the imposition of that sentence was that Mr Tesfa Bernard-Wheeler


  1. Associating with O Bernard-Swell and being in possession of a controlled drug on 29 August 2016
  1. Entering the exclusion on the 18 July 2016
  1. Entering the exclusion on the 19 July 2016

The 3 breaches were contrary to the terms of the (INTERIM) Injunction Order dated 15 February 2016 varied on 24 February 2016 to which Tesfa Bernard-Wheeler was subject.

Recorder Readings
1 December 2016