Chelsea Paris Metro racism: Former policeman labelled a ‘menace’ after being given five-year ban from all football matches – Premier League – Football – The Independent

On Wednesday, district judge Gareth Branston said that Mr Barklie was guilty of joining in with the chants and labelled the former policeman a “menace” and that he had “demonstrated aggressive, disorderly conduct.”District Judge Gareth Branston told London’s Stratford Magistrates Court: “This was an abhorrent, nasty, offensive, arrogant and utterly unacceptable behaviour and cannot be allowed in modern, civilised society.”It must be stamped out.”He said Barklie, a former policeman in Northern Ireland and a director with the World Human Rights Forum, and Parsons were ringleaders.The four men had denied they were racist and claimed Mr Sylla was only pushed off the train because it was “packed”, not because he is black.

 

via Chelsea Paris Metro racism: Former policeman labelled a ‘menace’ after being given five-year ban from all football matches – Premier League – Football – The Independent.

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