Committal for Contempt of Court in Open Court at the County Court at Gloucester

|Contempt of Court

Sovereign Housing Group Limited-v-Luke Rutherford A00GL288 on 12th May 2015, at the County Court at Gloucester sitting as a District Judge, District Judge Singleton sentenced Luke Rutherford to a custodial sentence of 42 days for contempt of court. The basis of that sentence was that Mr Rutherford had disobeyed the terms of an anti-social behaviour injunction dated 24th April 2014 which prohibited him from entering an exclusion zone edged in red on a plan in the district of Tredworth Gloucestershire. Mr Rutherford had entered the said exclusion zone on 2 occasions on 11 February 2015; this was the fourth set of breaches before the Court since the making of the ASBI on 24 April 2014.

District Judge Paul Singleton
The County Court at Gloucester