Tommy Robinson released from maximum security prison after nine weeks

Far Right activist Tommy Robinson has been released from a maximum security prison nine weeks right into a 19 week sentence for contempt of court docket.

The English Defence League founder waved at supporters gathered exterior HMP Belmarsh in south-east London. 

The 36-year-old, whose actual title in Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, denied he had carried out something fallacious regardless of being discovered responsible. 

He emerged wanting practically unrecognisable with a beard and uncut hair and joked: “first stop, hairdressers” and “I know I look a mess.”

Robinson was sentenced to nine months in prison in July for placing a baby intercourse ring trial in peril and inspiring “vigilante action” amongst his supporters. 

He breached a reporting restriction order when he filmed himself approaching defendants exterior Leeds crown court docket final May. 

At the Old Bailey, Dame Victoria Sharp, sitting with Mr Justice Warby jailed Robinson, stated the incident warranted a six month prison sentence. 

Tommy Robinson was jailed for contempt of court docket (EPA)

They additionally activated a three-month suspended sentence for a earlier contempt of court docket cost at a Canterbury trial. 

But she stated Robinson would serve a 19 week sentence from that date to replicate the time he has already served behind bars.  

Far Right activist and supporter Danny Tommo tweeted a photograph of Robinson as he walked free, writing #TommyRobinson is free!

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