Committal for Contempt of Court in Open Court at Birmingham Civil Justice Centre

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Information provided pursuant to para. 13(1)(iv) of Practice Direction: Committal for Contempt of Court – Open Court

Birmingham City Council -v- Mr Hamzah Yusuf

Claim Number B01BM451

On 11th September 2015 at Birmingham Civil Justice Centre District Judge Emma Kelly found proved, on admission by Mr. Yusuf, 4 breaches of an interim injunction dated 21st July 2015. Three of the breaches related to Mr. Yusuf’s presence within an exclusion zone on 14th August 2015, 1st September 2015 and 9th September 2015 and one of breaches related to his possession of cannabis on 25th August 2015. Mr. Yusuf attended the hearing and was represented by counsel. In respect of the breaches on 14th August 2015 and 25th August 2015 District Judge Emma Kelly sentenced Mr. Yusuf to 14 days imprisonment suspended for 12 months on compliance with the terms of the interim injunction. In respect of the breaches on 1st September 2015 and 9th September 2015 Mr. Yusuf was sentenced to 21 days imprisonment suspended for 12 months on compliance with the terms of the interim injunction. All sentences to run concurrently.