Edward Woollard admits throwing Fire Extinguisher from roof of Millbank Tower

By on Nov 24, 2010 in Europe, World Comments
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An 18 year old student of Southampton, Edward Woollard, has admitted guilt to a charge of violent disorder that has a maximum sentence of five years in prison under the Public Order Act, according to international news. Woollard admitted that he threw a fire extinguisher from the rooftop of Millbank building while students protests fees last November 10, 2010. He was arrested five days after the student protests in Central England.

During the protest, sixty six people were arrested when violence broke out at the Millbank Tower. The building is the headquarters of the Conservatives in Westminster. The violent protest left furnitures damaged and different object objects were thrown at the police during the melee.

Woollard was released on bail with the condition that he will stay at his home address in Southampton and will not enter the city of Westminster. The case of Woollard was delegated to the Southwark Crown court that will hand out the sentence at a later date.

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