Pensioner convicted after telling hijab-wearing mother: ‘British women don’t cover up’ – Police Very Pleased

AN ELDERLY woman has been convicted after she told a hijab-wearing mother outside a supermarket: “You look like you’re about to bomb the place.”

Barbara Blauvelt, 77, confronted the Muslim woman who was with her children at a Sainsbury store in Bexhill, East Sussex, in January.

Blauvelt told British-born Ritha Ahmed: “Women in Britain don’t cover up. You should not cover up.

Sergeant Peter Allan of Sussex Police, said: “I am pleased the court has convicted the defendant in this case.