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Gran seeks apology for Ken Dodd gig arrest

By Matthew Cooper

A 72-year-old woman jailed for meeting her granddaughter in breach of a court order has demanded an apology after claiming she was "treated worse than a dog" while in custody.

Kathleen Danby also believes she deserves to be compensated for her ordeal after spending two nights in prison and a third in a police cell before her three-month sentence was cut to time already served.

Mrs Danby, who was sentenced in her absence in April after breaching an order not to approach her granddaughter, told the Daily Mail she now felt shattered.

Claiming to have been left injured after being man-handled during her time in custody, the pensioner told the newspaper: "I want an apology from Derbyshire County Council and compensation for my ordeal and the ordeal my granddaughter has had to go through."

The pensioner, who was arrested on Sunday while attending a Ken Dodd concert in Liverpool, also alleged that she was denied pills for liver disease.

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