Murdoch foam attacker`s sentence reduced

Last Updated: Friday, August 5, 2011 - 22:39

London: The comedian jailed for six weeks for
dramatically throwing shaving foam at News Corporation
chairman Rupert Murdoch has had his sentence reduced to four
weeks.

Jonathan May-Bowles, 26, admitted attacking the media
tycoon on July 19 at a hearing of the Culture, Media and Sport
Committee of the House of Commons.

May-Bowles, who calls himself Jonnie Marbles, was
sentenced at by a court in central London earlier this week.

Murdoch and his son James were giving evidence before MPs
when May-Bowles rushed forward from the public gallery and
threw a paper plate of foam.

PTI



First Published: Friday, August 5, 2011 - 22:39

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