Female pensioner, 85, arrested, handcuffed and taken away in police van after hurling abuse at Muslims outside her local mosque
An 85-year-old woman has this afternoon been arrested and handcuffed by police allegedly for insulting Muslims outside a mosque.
The pensioner was said to have shouted ‘go back to your own country’ as Muslims gathered for Friday prayers at Gillingham Mosque in the Kent town.
She was standing at a bus stop in the street outside the mosque when the incident took place.
According to eyewitnesses, the elderly woman was spoken to by police officers, before being handcuffed and then put in a police van and driven away at wound 1.45pm.