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Roger Hayes Arrests The Judge: The Battle Of Birkenhead

by | 8th, March 2011

ROGER Hayes took his campaign of  lawful rebellion that little bit further yesterday, after he and his supporters  arrested the judge who was set to hear his bankruptcy hearing, set up by the local authority  after his refusal to pay Council Tax for the third year running, writes Richard North.

In deliciously chaotic scenes (see link for short video), about six hundred supporters stormed Birkenhead County Court, briefly taking custody of Judge Michael Peake, before he was repossessed by Merseyside Police, who escorted him from the building.

The arrest took place after Hayes had asked the judge if he was serving under his oath of office. I asked three times for him to confirm this and he refused ,” says Hayes, “so I civilly arrested the judge and I called upon some people in the court to assist me in this as one does.

Protestors from the public gallery then charged at Mr Peake to make a civil arrest chanting “arrest that judge “. Police ended up having to scramble over court benches to control the near-riot and one protestor shouted seal the court .” Another sat in the judge’s chair at the head

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