Belfast Telegraph

Third person charged over Britain First-linked Belfast rally comments

A third person has been charged over comments made at a Britain First-linked rally in Belfast.

The 55-year-old accused is understood to be far right activist Paul Rimmer from Liverpool.

He was arrested in Liverpool on Thursday, brought to Belfast for questioning and subsequently charged with using threatening, abusive, insulting words or behaviour at the Northern Ireland Against Terrorism Rally outside Belfast City Hall in August.

Britain First leader Paul Golding, 35, and deputy leader Jayda Fransen, 31, have already been charged in relation to remarks they made at the same rally.

Fransen has been additionally charged for comments made on a social media video at a Belfast peace wall earlier this month.

Rimmer is due to appear at Belfast Magistrates' Court on January 17.

Thursday's arrest was carried out by Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) detectives working with officers from Merseyside Police.

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