Guilty verdicts for five Critical Mass participants arrested on night of Olympic opening ceremony
One found not guilty, while three other defendants were discharged during course of trial which began earlier this month
Five cyclists arrested during Critical Mass on the night of the Olympic Games opening ceremony last July have been found guilty at Westminster Magistrates' Court of offences relating to a breach of section 12 of the Public Order Act. Nine people originally went on trial earlier this month from a total of 182 people originally arrested, but three were discharged earlier on during the proceedings, while one was found not guilty today.
So far, there is no news on sentencing. Our report on the background to the trial can be found here.