Monday 11 December 2017

Nicola Anderson: Would an abusive man have gotten off as lightly?

Jennifer Lauren leaving Ennis District Court where she was fined
Jennifer Lauren leaving Ennis District Court where she was fined
Nicola Anderson

Nicola Anderson

'WHO the f*** do you think you are -- Bruce Willis?" screamed a drunken male passenger on a flight between New York and Belfast in 2010.

He had abused fellow passengers, physically attacked cabin crew and tried to open the emergency door of the plane while in flight before being subdued by an off-duty policeman.

He was subsequently sentenced to five months in jail, suspended for three years of good behaviour.

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