Two men to face trial over racist graffiti charges

Two men accused of spraying racist graffiti onto a wall of Maidenhead Mosque will face trial at Reading Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, October 9.

Lee Hunt, 26, of Lincoln Road, and Gary Nuth, 22, of Kingfisher Drive, both in Maidenhead, appeared at Slough Magistrates’ Court on Friday after they were both charged with two counts of racially or religiously aggravated criminal damage, one count of criminal damage and one count of theft.

The charges relate to an incident in the early hours of Saturday, June 8, where graffiti was sprayed on the side wall of the mosque in Holmanleaze.

The pair have been granted conditional bail.

Maidenhead Advertiser, 16 July 2013