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UK judge sentences teen for abhorrent post on Prince Harry

/ 06:47 AM June 19, 2019

 Prince Harry (AP)

LONDON  — A U.K. judge has sentenced a teenager who created an “abhorrent” online image of Prince Harry to 4 years and three months in a young offenders’ institution.

Judge Rebecca Poulet lambasted student Michal Szewczuk, 19, for creating an image of Harry with a pistol to his head against a blood-spattered background. The post, which was shared a few months after Harry married biracial ex-actress Meghan Markle, included the phrase “See Ya Later Race Traitor.”

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Szewczuk pleaded guilty to two counts of encouraging terrorism and five counts of possession of terrorist material. He was sentenced at London Criminal Court alongside Oskar Dunn-Koczorowski, 18, who admitted two counts of encouraging terrorism.

Poulet says the posts “are abhorrent as well as criminal by reason of their clear intention to encourage terrorist acts.”

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