Man accused of Chris Whitty headlock appears in court lying in bed

A man accused of assaulting Chris Whitty in a Westminster park appeared on a court videolink today (Tues) lying on his bed in a dressing gown as he claims to have coronavirus. Jonathan Chew, 24, and estate agent Lewis Hughes, 23, filmed themselves hounding England’s chief medical officer as he walked through St James’ Park on June 27. They appeared to put the government scientist in a headlock and demanded a selfie as he tried to break free. Hughes, who…

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