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The man was found guilty of threatened a Labor MP after holding a makeshift gallows with the loop outside parliament and said, “This is what we do with traitors.”

Lance O’Connor, 57, called out title of Hove MP Peter Kyle as he walked through Parliament Square. in central london on The 20th of October last yearWestminster Magistrate’s Court heard on Tuesday.

The court was told that O’Connor then pointed to set of 6 foot gallows before screaming out threat.

Kyle, 51 years old former head of the charitable sector, was elected to parliament in 2015 and serves as a shadow secretary of state for Northern Ireland.

O’Connor, of Plaistow, East London, appeared in court with wooden cane in in shape of gallows with a small loop attached.

Lance O’Connor holding up impromptu gallows with the loop outside parliament. Photograph: Peter Kyle/PA.

He said that built gallows in protest against “draconian” quarantine measures and remind government that “treason is still punishable by the gallows”, though he denied targeting Kyle or yelling anything.

District Judge Nita Minhas found O’Connor is guilty of causing Kyle annoyance, anxiety, or harassment after a short trial.

She handed O’Connor a conditional release. for 12 months, that is, he should not commit another offense during this period and ordered him to pay £660, including £200 to Kyle.

O’Connor said he would appeal against in decision and a muttering was heardcomplete parody” as he left court.

During the trial, Kyle told the court that he felt “chilled” and “threatened” by the incident, which took place less than a week after the incident. murder of Conservative MP Sir David Amess.

He said he was going back to parliament during a dinner meeting when he heard his name”in angry cry.”

“I glanced at what I saw and then looked away, but then, continuing, I turned back to take another look because I couldn’t believe what I was seeing,” he said. “I saw a man standing there with a gallows with the loop in Parliament Square.

“The word ‘traitor’ was used, and then when I looked across the road again the man said, ‘This is what we do with traitors.”

Kyle said he then saw a man pointing up at the loop. He also took a photo of scene he later posted on Twitter and which was shown to the court.

He said he ran back to his office after the incident, because he regarded the man’s actions as “a direct threat to himself and a direct threat to other members of parliament”.

He added what after amess death there was a chilling atmosphere around Westminster, so it was terrible to see it.”

The court heard that another man, Steven Tiller, who was on his way to another protest, approached the defendant, seeing the gallows, and asked: “What is this for?

“He said, ‘All these bastards in there, and pointed to parliament”Tiller told the court.

When questioned by a defending Martin Smith, Kyle said that he did not speak to the defendant during the meeting because the security services told the deputies not to engage. with threatening protesters.

Asked if he knew for sure it was the defendant who shouted a threat, Kyle said: best of my knowledge. I am beautifull sure it was a man who pointed to the gallows, whose mouth was moving”.

O’Connor told the court that he did not know that Kyle was an MP and stated that Kyle approached him and asked, “Do you think this is appropriate?”

“I pointed across the road to the palace of Westminster and said: “What I think is inappropriate is the draconian measures people in parliament have made” O’Connor said.

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