Police arrest preacher, 64, and grab his Bible... for promoting Christianity: Pastor accused of hate speech for 'racist' comments about Islam wins £2,500 payout from Scotland Yard

Daily Mail - 07-27


A Christian street preacher who had his Bible wrested from him as he was handcuffed and taken away by police has been awarded £2,500 for wrongful arrest. Oluwole Ilesanmi, 64, has welcomed the payout by the Metropolitan Police as a victory for freedom of speech after he had been wrongly accused of Islamophobia.