Islamophobic vandal convicted

A vandal who has been spray-painting racist and anti-Islamic graffiti all over Hanworth, Feltham has been jailed for two months.

Robert Whitehouse, 42, of Almond Close, Feltham, pleaded guilty in the Feltham Magistrates Court to charges of committing racially and religiously-aggravated criminal damage and going equipped to charge criminal damage and was sentenced to eight weeks in prison.

Whitehouse was caught by police on May 2 spray-painting an anti-Islamic message. He was found to be in possession of a spray can and stickers referring to the far right wing British National Party and National Front.

Muslim News, 29 August 2008