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Ipswich: Man ordered to pay £1,000 compensation for assault on police officer

11:19 30 May 2014

Ipswich Magistrates

Ipswich Magistrates' Court

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A man has been ordered to pay £1,000 compensation to a police officer he assaulted during an early morning incident in Ipswich town centre.

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Mohamed Feghoul, 39, from Gippeswyk Road, was arrested on Sunday May 11 following an incident in Tower Street at around 12:15am.

During the incident an officer received facial injuries.

Mr Feghoul was later charged with assaulting a police officer and appeared in Ipswich Magistrates Court on Wednesday May 28 where he pleaded guilty to the offence and received a community order for 12 months, 120 hours of unpaid work and has to pay £85 court costs and £1,000 compensation to the officer he assaulted.

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3 comments

  • Seems quite good justice for the attacker to pay a substantial sum to the person he assaulted, to carry out a some unpaid work in the community and have a supervision order. Certainly much cheaper than sending him to prison.

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    Rolf

    Saturday, May 31, 2014

  • If he's English stick him in jail ,if not kick him out of the country ,

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    pandy

    Friday, May 30, 2014

  • So you don't go to prison for assaulting a Police Officer quite badly ! Great Country we live in ! No wonder members of the public hardly get any justice when they are assaulted .

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    Poppys Dad

    Friday, May 30, 2014

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