Harassment website man Christopher Perry given Asbo

A man from East Yorkshire has been given a 10-year anti-social behaviour order (Asbo) after harassing a number of community members.

Christopher Perry, 65, of Southfield Close, Wetwang, near Driffield, has been banned from contacting a local vicar, a former mayor and a town clerk.

Perry had set up a website where he had accused them of corruption.

He could be fined or face up to five years in prison if he breaches the order.

'Two-year campaign'

Hull Magistrates' Court issued the Asbo on Friday.

Under the order, Perry is banned from entering private land without permission, contacting and causing harassment, alarm or distress to the Reverend Robert Amos, of Driffield Methodist Church, and former mayor of Driffield Steven Poessl and his wife Myra.

Mrs Poessl said she and her husband had been subjected to a two-year campaign of harassment.

Perry had falsely accused the former mayor of using his connections to get off a motoring offence.

Other victims include the former police inspector and now clerk to Pocklington Town Council Richard Wood and his wife Diane, William Buckle, Polat Akcicek and Deborah Louise Akcicek.

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