A 33-year-old man is accused of sending malicious communications via Twitter to MP Stella Creasy

Man charged over MP abusive tweets

Man charged over MP abusive tweets

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A man has been charged over abusive tweets sent to MP Stella Creasy.

Ms Creasy was targeted along with campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez after they campaigned for Jane Austen to feature on a £10 notes.

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has said 33 year-old Peter Nunn, of Emersons Green in Bristol, has been charged with sending malicious communications.

Chief crown prosecutor for CPS London, Baljit Ubhey, said: "The CPS has authorised the Metropolitan Police Service to charge Peter Nunn, 33, from Bristol, under section 127 of the Communications Act (2003) over messages allegedly sent to Stella Creasy MP.

"This case was reviewed in accordance with the Code for Crown Prosecutors and guidelines issued by the director of public prosecutions on prosecuting cases involving communications sent via social media."

Nunn is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on February 6.

Earlier this month two Twitter users pleaded guilty to sending menacing tweets to Ms Creasy and Ms Criado-Perez at the height of their campaign.

Isobella Sorley, 23 of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, and John Nimmo, 25 of Tyne and Wear are due to be sentenced today.

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12:02pm Fri 24 Jan 14

mdj says...

These people no doubt thought they could vilify somebody anonymously;
meanwhile, in Kiev democracy demonstrators are receiving texts nothing their presence 'at a mass disturbance', in a government bid to intimidate them.

Both anarchy and oversight have their downsides...
These people no doubt thought they could vilify somebody anonymously; meanwhile, in Kiev democracy demonstrators are receiving texts nothing their presence 'at a mass disturbance', in a government bid to intimidate them. Both anarchy and oversight have their downsides... mdj
  • Score: 3

6:57pm Fri 24 Jan 14

ruby newbie says...

might be an idea for these ladies to stay off it for a while............aft
er all we and I am sure they did before it was invented....that way it wont cost the tax payer lots in legal aid and court fees
might be an idea for these ladies to stay off it for a while............aft er all we and I am sure they did before it was invented....that way it wont cost the tax payer lots in legal aid and court fees ruby newbie
  • Score: -9

7:06pm Fri 24 Jan 14

Villagecranberry says...

ruby newbie wrote:
might be an idea for these ladies to stay off it for a while............aft

er all we and I am sure they did before it was invented....that way it wont cost the tax payer lots in legal aid and court fees
Totally agree, rod for own back, comes to mind.
[quote][p][bold]ruby newbie[/bold] wrote: might be an idea for these ladies to stay off it for a while............aft er all we and I am sure they did before it was invented....that way it wont cost the tax payer lots in legal aid and court fees[/p][/quote]Totally agree, rod for own back, comes to mind. Villagecranberry
  • Score: -6

4:35pm Sun 26 Jan 14

Stevo98 says...

ruby newbie wrote:
might be an idea for these ladies to stay off it for a while............aft

er all we and I am sure they did before it was invented....that way it wont cost the tax payer lots in legal aid and court fees
So, you'd stop posting here if I said

"I will find you and bury you"?

These people are sad sack losers, possibly mentally ill like cornbeefur, desperately anxious for attention they don't receive in real life, John Nimmo is a misogynist who fantasises about rape, cornbeefur is more your ignorant racist twit, they're both inadequate, troubled men.
[quote][p][bold]ruby newbie[/bold] wrote: might be an idea for these ladies to stay off it for a while............aft er all we and I am sure they did before it was invented....that way it wont cost the tax payer lots in legal aid and court fees[/p][/quote]So, you'd stop posting here if I said "I will find you and bury you"? These people are sad sack losers, possibly mentally ill like cornbeefur, desperately anxious for attention they don't receive in real life, John Nimmo is a misogynist who fantasises about rape, cornbeefur is more your ignorant racist twit, they're both inadequate, troubled men. Stevo98
  • Score: 2

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