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Two Walthamstow men pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey today
Three members of a vigilante group calling itself the 'Muslim patrol' today admitted terrorising innocent members of the public.
Ricardo MacFarlane, 36, of Boyden House in Walthamstow, Jordan Horner, 29, of Radbourne Crescent in Walthamstow, and a 23-year-old man who cannot be named for legal reasons admitted to prowling the streets threatening, assaulting or abusing passers-by in three attacks between December 2012 and January this year.
In one incident the group approaching five men walking with cans of beer and shouted: “Why are you poisoning your body? It is against Islam. This is Muslim Patrol. Kill the non-believers.”
At around 4am on January 6 the men approached the group before Horner threw punches at two of them, hitting one in the jaw.
Today at the Old Bailey he pleaded guilty to two charges of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
MacFarlane pleaded guilty to affray relating to the same incident and counts of actual bodily harm against him and the 23 year-old were left on file.
The final incident involved both Horner and the 23 -ear-old threatening two doctors, Clare Coyle and Robert Gray, in the street on January 13 this year.
They also uploaded videos to YouTube criticising non-Muslims for wearing "indecent clothing".
MacFarlane also pleaded guilty to affray and the 23-year-old to using threatening words and behaviour.
Both men refused to stand in the dock as they entered their pleas.
Last month Horner, who says he wants to bring Sharia law to Britain, pleaded guilty to two charges of assault and two charges of using threatening words or behaviour.
The 19-year-old, who changed his name to Jamal Uddin, was jailed for six weeks in July for beating up a photographer and causing £3,000 worth of damage to a car in an attack in Walthamstow.
He was also seen putting up posters across east London ‘banning’ alcohol.
MacFarlane has previous convictions for criminal damage for painting over advertisements of women in the street.
The 23-year-old has previous convictions for theft and handling stolen goods prior to his conversion to Islam and also for using threatening words and behaviour in April 2012.
MacFarlane was granted conditional bail while Horner and the 23-year-old remain incustody.
They will be sentenced on December 6.
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