Student who threw shoe at Chinese PM cleared of any offence.Byline: ANI
London, June 3(ANI): Martin Jahnke the student who threw a shoe at Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao Wen Jiabao (wĕn` jyä`bou`), 1942–, Chinese political leader, b. Tianjin. Originally a geologist, he worked for the Gansu provincial geological bureau (1968–82), where he was the head of its political section, and rose to deputy has been cleared of any offence, after the Cambridge Magistrates' Court magistrates' court
In England and Wales, any of the inferior courts with primarily criminal jurisdiction covering a wide range of offenses, from minor traffic violations and public-health nuisances to somewhat more serious crimes, such as petty theft or assault. found him not guilty in a two-day trial.
The district judge said that there was insufficient evidence insufficient evidence n. a finding (decision) by a trial judge or an appeals court that the prosecution in a criminal case or a plaintiff in a lawsuit has not proved the case because the attorney did not present enough convincing evidence. to prove Jahnke guilty of causing harassment or distress to the Chinese Prime Minister.
District Judge Ken Sheraton told Jahnke that the not guilty verdict should not be seen as an indication that the court condoned his behaviour.
"I am very pleased with the result. I would like to thank all those members of the public who have supported me, including the Chinese community. I hope now attention can move away from me to the real issue of human rights in China," Jahnke said after the hearing.
Jahanke a medical researcher at Cambridge University Cambridge University, at Cambridge, England, one of the oldest English-language universities in the world. Originating in the early 12th cent. (legend places its origin even earlier than that of Oxford Univ. had disrupted a speech being given by the Chinese Prime Minister on April 2, 2009.
He had blown a whistle and termed the Chinese leader a "dictator", saying the university had "prostituted" itself by allowing Wen Jiabao to speak, he had then thrown his left training shoe towards the stage, The Telegraph reported. (ANI)
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