(Christian Concern) — A Christian street preacher who was arrested and held for 13 hours in a police cell, after displaying placards depicting love for Muslims and criticising the ideology of Islam, has been informed by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) that no charges will be brought against him.
Ian Sleeper was arrested outside Southwark Cathedral in June this year, under Section 5 Public Order Act 1986, religiously aggravated by section 31 Crime and Disorder Act 1998.
He was released on bail after the CPS could not decide whether to charge him. Strict conditions were imposed preventing him from going into the Southwark Borough.
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