Tory MP Bob Stewart charged with racial abuse in Bahrain row

Conservative MP Bob Stewart is going through expenses of racially abusing a person he allegedly told to “return to Bahrain.” The incident occurred outside an event hosted by the Bahraini embassy in December last year, the place the Beckenham MP was confronted by a human rights activist relating to his connections to the nation. Stewart, seventy three years old, is about to seem at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on July 5.
The Metropolitan Police said that Stewart is being charged with one count of using threatening or abusive words or behaviour, the place the offence was racially aggravated. Additionally, he faces an alternate charge of threatening behaviour likely to trigger harassment, alarm, or distress. The different cost pertains to the identical incident and allows the court discretion on the racial component.
The activist, who claims to be residing in exile after being tortured in Bahrain, questioned Stewart about his ties to the nation. In response, Stewart allegedly said, “Get stuffed. Bahrain’s a fantastic place. End of.” He is then accused of telling the person to “go again to Bahrain.” Template launched an investigation after receiving a grievance from the person alleging he had been verbally racially abused..

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