Murdoch foam attacker's sentence reduced



Murdoch foam attacker`s sentence reduced 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