VitAmin C CAusEs flAtulEnCE
The average kiwi fruit ways 76g, meaning Oleksy would have eaten more than six and a half of the fruits to make the half-a-kilo. Kiwi fruits are described as a ‘good source of vitamin C.’ It also contains vitamin E and vitamin K. The NHS website says ‘taking too much (vitamin C) could be harmful.’ It lists potential side effects of having too much vitamin C as stomach pain, diarrhoea and flatulence. Vitamin C helps to protect cells and keeps them healthy and is necessary for the maintenance of healthy connective tissue. effectivelydisarmedtheman.”
The court was told Mr O’Mahoney had helped take the knives away - and Mr King did not realise there wasasecondknifeuntil hewasdisarming the man.
MrBeaumontsaidtheman told police hehadbeenchased because he believed people at his home were after him - but when officers went to the address, they found no evidence of his claims.
The court was told there was no evidence of mental illness, and Oleksy only had one previous conviction, an offence of drink driving dating back to 2007.
Oleksy, wholistened to the hearing through a Polish interpreter, was given 12 month community order, with 60 hours of unpaid work. He was also ordered to pay £85 costs andasurchargeof£85. Hewas given 28 days to pay the total cost in full.
Magistrate Mrs Painter said the offence was aggravated by the fact it took place in a medicalcentre. However, Oleksy, whoworksatQuestFoods in March, wasgiven full credit for entering his guilty pleas at thefirstavailableopportunity.