Anti-monarchy protesters arrested for “Suspicion of Conspiracy to cause a Public Nuisance”

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from thefreeonline on 6 May, 2023 by HomeWorld News

Police seized their placards and leaflets saying jailed republican demonstrators were suspected of conspiring to “cause a public nuisance”

Police officers arrested a number of anti-monarchy demonstrators and seized protest placards ahead of the coronation of King Charles III on Saturday. The protesters say they want to be able to choose their head of state.

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London’s Metropolitan Police said on Saturday morning that “a significant police operation” was underway in central London. Shortly afterwards, the force announced that it had arrested four people “on suspicion of conspiracy to cause a public nuisance,” and another three “on suspicion of possessing articles to cause criminal damage.” The first group were found in possession of “lock-on devices,” police said.

“Public nuisance” was made a criminal offense under controversial protest laws brought in…

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