Man faces Galloway assault charge

A 39-year-old man has been charged with a religiously aggravated assault on controversial MP George Galloway who was left battered and bruised in an alleged street attack.

The pro-Palestine politician suffered a suspected broken jaw and rib as well as facial injuries following an incident in Golborne Road, Notting Hill, London, on Friday evening.

Mr Galloway had been posing for photos with people moments before, his spokesman said.

A man was arrested by police shortly afterwards and questioned by detectives overnight.

The Metropolitan Police said Neil Masterson, 39, of Camden Hill, London, will appear before Hammersmith Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

The force said he was charged with “assault by beating which is religiously aggravated on a male in his 60s and also common assault on a male in his 40s”…

h/t Marvin

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