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Highland beggar denies breaking the law over lockdown

1 month ago   |   By Press and Journal

The main court in the Highlands has heard its first case involving the new coronavirus legislation.
Robert Stasiak was arrested in Inverness and charged with sitting outside withut reasonable excuse and begging.
Stasiak, a Polish national, spoke with the help of an interpreter to confirm he was denying a charge of contravening Regulation 5 of the Health Protection by repeatedly sitting outside in High Street and Church Street, Inverness, without reasonable excuse and beg. The emergency legislation was only introduced last week.
Stasiak, who gave a home of multiple occupancy in Union...
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