Man found guilty of letter bomb campaign

A PRIMARY school teacher from Cambridgeshire has been found guilty of carrying out a nationwide letter bomb campaign.Eight people were hurt after Miles Cooper, 27, posted a series of explosive devices.

A PRIMARY school teacher from Cambridgeshire has been found guilty of carrying out a nationwide letter bomb campaign.

Eight people were hurt after Miles Cooper, 27, posted a series of explosive devices.

Cooper, from Cambridge, denied the charges but told a jury at Oxford Crown Court he sent seven devices to organisations around the country - in London, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Kent, Birmingham and Swansea - in protest at the government's "overbearing" control.

Cooper said in court: "The overall goal was to shut down certain departments in certain buildings and ultimately to highlight my cause.''

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