Whitty suspect has tonsillitis

The second man accused of assaulting Chris Whitty in a park was unable to stand trial today because he has tonsillitis. Jonathan Chew, 24, and estate agent Lewis Hughes, 23, are said to have 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 lost his job as an estate agent…

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