Man pleads guilty to playing part in violent clashes after Rotherham protests
A man has pleaded guilty to taking part in violent clashes following demonstrations in Rotherham in September.
Mahroof Sultan, aged 36, of Grosvenor Road, Eastwood, admitted a charge of violent disorder when he appeared at Sheffield Crown Court today alongside 11 other defendants.
He admitted playing a part in serious disorder involving clashes between rival groups in Rotherham town centre following a Britain First-led demonstration and counter-protest by Unite Against Fascism on September 5.
Twelve in court over Wellgate trouble
TWELVE men charged over a confrontation following two town centre demonstrations appeared at the Crown Court today.
The defendants – 11 adult men and a youth – were charged with violent offences following the incident outside the William Fry pub in Wellgate.
Trouble broke out on September 5 following a British First-led demonstration and a counter-rally led by United Against Fascism.