Refugee in judge hit case

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A REFUGEE has ap­peared in court for al­legedly as­sault­ing a judge who was sen­tenc­ing him for pre­vi­ous of­fences.

Khairi Saadal­lah de­nied com­mon as­sault of Dis­trict Judge So­phie Toms at West­min­ster Mag­is­trates’ Court yes­ter­day.

The al­leged in­ci­dent hap­pened at Read­ing Mag­is­trates’ Court ear­lier this year, where the Libyan refugee was be­ing sen­tenced for two pre­vi­ous con­vic­tions. Saadal­lah, of Readin who ap­peared in a black track­suit, was re­manded in cus­tody.

He will go on trial at West­min­ster Mag­is­trates’ Court on Oc­to­ber 11.

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