Tommy Robinson supporter who trolled Sajid Javid branding him “a Muslim terrorist” is a convicted rapist

A Tommy Robinson supporter who trolled Sajid Javid branding him “a Muslim terrorist” is a convicted rapist, a court heard.

Cleaner Wayne Kirby, 49, was jailed for 28 days after posting the offensive comments on the Home Secretary’s Facebook page last summer.

He called for the Tory politician to be “hung, drawn and quartered” if anything happened to the right wing leader and Mr Javid “a boy.”

He ended the post with “legally get ready to die boy.”

Kirby, who was since been suspended from his job as a cleaner, served six years after being convicted for rape in 2007, Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard today (Mon).

The far right supporter was also found guilty of possession of cannabis – which breached his conditional discharge of a previous class B conviction.

Sentencing Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot said: “The use of the word ‘boy’ was to humiliate the politician and there was clear racial and religious undertones.

“It was deliberate and hostile and this is something I take very seriously.

“Why should politicians and their staff work in this threatening environment?

“You say you didn’t mean it, it was out of character and it was idle but the trouble is that some people do put this into effect, as we have seen in the past.

“You are a loner and have no relationships and I accept it was sent on the spur of the moment.”

Kirby was said he had been due to start a new job cleaning out wheelie bins also ordered to pay £150 costs.

By Isabel Dobinson

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