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Man Accsued Of Farming While Black

ZIMBABWEAN David Mwanaka rents a field off Mountsorrel Lane, in Rothley, Leicestershire.

In the course of a week, neighbours have called the police on him on three occasions. His office: Farming While Black.

The 42-year-old, thought to be one of only two black farmers in Britain, was questioned by police officers for over 30 minutes on Saturday following a call reporting a suspected theft.

Says he:

“I was just picking the maize when I went to the edge of the field and saw three or four police cars and some officers walking towards me. They asked me what I was doing and I told them I was cropping my maize.”

Don’t you get smart with us, sonny…

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Posted: 24th, September 2008 | In: Reviews | Comments (12) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0