Isabella Sorley and John Nimmo
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Twitter abuse pair jailed over threats to feminist

A man and a woman have been jailed for sending abusive messages on Twitter to feminist campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez.

Isabella Sorley, 23, of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, who also targeted Stella Creasy, the Labour MP for Walthamstow, was sentenced to 12 weeks in prison.

John Nimmo, 25, of South Shields, was jailed for eight weeks.

They had pleaded guilty at Westminster Magistrates' Court to improper use of a communications network.

Nick Beake reports.

  • 24 Jan 2014
  • From the section UK
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