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Soldier denies mosque damage and burglary charges

Soldier denies mosque damage and burglary charges

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Monday April 14 2014

A soldier charged with criminal damage and burglary in relation to vandalism of a mosque in Chelmsford has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Liam King, 22, is accused of damaging the front door of the Jamiah mosque in Moulsham Street, Chelmsford in the early hours of November last year. The damage was discovered when local worshippers arrived at the mosque for early morning prayers.

King is also accused of stealing a copy of the Qu’ran from inside the mosque.

King appeared in court on April 9th and denied the charges against him. His trial has been adjourned until June 30 when he will appear before Chelmsford Crown Court.



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