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Brexiteer Bottler

12th June 2017

James Keeley successfully prosecutes "Brexiteer Bottler" for horrendous wounding with intent at Aylesbury Crown Court resulting in 8 year sentence. Last July the victim and his family were waiting for a connecting train at Bletchley Station. The Defendant, Shane Smith, who was pro-Brexit, was becoming agitated in a discussion with the victim's father in law who was anti Brexit. The victim tried to calm the situation down. The Defendant then used a bottle as a weapon and brought it down onto the victim's head and face. Afterwards he made good his escape by running over the train tracks and out of the station. The victim was left scarred for life. James Keeley successfully prosecuted the Defendant for wounding with intent. HHJ Sheridan sentenced the Defendant to a total of six and a half years imprisonment with a further extended period of eighteen months. Making a total of eight years in all.


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