Lockdown protester denies harrassing BBC reporter

An anti-lockdown protester has denied hounding BBC journalist Nicholas Watt in Whitehall last month. Footage shared on social media shows a swarm of protestors chasing the Newsnight political editor on Whitehall, then onto Richmond Terrace, yelling ‘Traitor’. Mr Watt turned to escape only for a mob of around 15 people to chase him across the road. Christopher Aitken, 62, admits being among the crowd but denied one count of harassment and insists he ‘didn’t do anything wrong’. He was released…

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