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Candidate in Anna Soubry’s seat harassed her

Guilty: Dalla Mura could face jail PICTURE: DOMINIC LIPINSKI/PA

A BREXIT activist who branded Anna Soubry a ‘traitor’ and is standing against her in the election has been banned from entering the constituency.

Amy Dalla Mura, 56, was found guilty at Westminster magistrates’ court yesterday of harassing Ms Soubry and was warned she could face jail, but will be sentenced after the election so she can contest the Broxtowe seat in Nottinghamshire. She was also banned from contacting Ms Soubry (pictured below).

Dalla Mura, who is contesting the seat for the English Democrats, lives 200 miles from it. She targeted the former Tory, 62, between January and March, accusing her of not respecting the referendum result.

Ms Soubry said it left her ‘afraid to be alone in public’.

Magistrate Lady Emma Arbuthnot said Dalla Mura’s behaviour was ‘unacceptable’. She said: ‘I am not sending her to prison today, though I am thinking of that.’

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