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British tourist facing jail for eight months after judge said he was ‘not a normal British citizen’
A British tourist has been given an eight-month prison sentence after a judge ruled he was not a normal British citizen, Sky News reports.
Dennis Thomas, 43, from Cambridge, had escaped the notice of the country’s Serious Fraud Office after the former inspector claimed he had broken a judge’s injunction.
Lawyer Robert Clements told the judge Thomas must spend at least eight months in a psychiatric hospital for ‘the psychological trauma he has suffered’.
Thomas was originally charged with eight separate charges, including criminal damage to property and false imprisonmenjarvees.comt.
Thomas was previously fined for having drugs found in a vehicle after an earlier case of illegal possession of amphetamine.
He was released on $400 bail and the court lat우리카지노er ruled he was ‘not a normal British citizen’.
Thomas escaped the attention of the SFO for eight months from October to January of last year after he took photos of the White House.
When he was charged with six of the counts, including three counts of criminal damage, he was ordered in September to serve 20 months in prison, but this order was quashed.
When he was released, he told how he was told the judge had issued the order and the judge had been informed Thomas was a Briton by his family and the London Telegraph.
The BBC contacted police on February 18, 2016 to report Thomas had been ordered to appear at Kingston Crown Court on Monday.
An SFO officer came to court to escort the man from the building to prison, and then returned a day later to tell him there was ‘no need for hi더킹카지노m to appear’.
The court heard Thomas was arrested without incident at a hotel in Chelsea in May 2015, a month after he was banned from photographing the White House under a previous judge’s order.
When he was finally arrested at a hotel in February 2016, he was wearing headphones, and had no GPS, meaning he could not have been tracking his escape from the building with a mobile phone.
Thomas was later told by police that he would not be allowed to leave the UK – but refused to sign papers that ordered his release after his lawyer appealed against the decision.
Clements told the court in February 2016 Thomas was ‘not a normal British citizen’.
The judge told Thomas: ‘This is not your ordinary person who went about makin