EDL supporter jailed for causing criminal damage

A Mansfield man has been jailed for eight weeks for causing criminal damage during English Defence League and Unite Against Fascism protests in the Leicester. John Kavanagh, 22, of Fritchley Court, pleaded guilty at Leicester Magistrates’ Court to two charges of criminal damage.

The incidents happened on October 9 last year, when damage was caused to windows at Fabrika Bar at the Arts Centre in Humberstone Gate East. Damage was also caused to police barriers placed on Humberstone Gate.

Nottingham Post, 15 March 2011