British police arrest man over online threats to Brexit challenger Gina Miller

December 7, 2016 13:25

LONDON - British police have arrested a man on suspicion of making racially aggravated threats against Gina Miller, who took the government to court over triggering Brexit.

Police said on Wednesday a 55-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated malicious communications. He was later released on bail."It is one of several ongoing police investigations," Miller said in an email to Reuters.

As part of the same investigation, police said they had also issued a 'cease and desist' notice on Dec. 3 to a 38-year-old man from Fife, Scotland.

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