Arrest Made In Threatening ‘Gay-Free Zone’ Sticker Postings

You remember the that stickers declaring a "gay-free zone" and carrying an ominous warning of punishment appeared in parts of East London in February. Police in in that city have now arrested an 18-year-old man in connection to the hateful postings.

The BBC reports:

"Mohammed Hasnath, 18, of Leamouth, Tower Hamlets, is accused of a public order offence relating to harassment, alarm or distress. Four stickers with the message "Gay free zone" appeared at Bow Church DLR station, Whitechapel, and on a bus, British Transport Police said. The stickers appeared between 11 and 14 February. Mr Hasnath, who remains on bail, will appear at City of Westminster Magistrates' Court on 1 June."

Posted May 15, 2011 at 11:56am ETC by Steve Pep
in crime, London