The two Brits will stand trial for the theft of free Newspapers
Two Britons detained because they took a bunch of free Newspapers, which are usually handed out to passengers of the railway station in London. It is reported portal The Register.
According to media reports, the men took a bunch of copies of the newspaper London Evening Standard, which is available on weekdays and is free. Defendants — 35-year-old Marcel Javier Laterre (Marcel Javier Larezserrano) and 30-year-old John Mejia (Mejia Jhon) — will appear before a London court on Monday, June 26, in the second half of the day.
The publication also notes that the men could face up to six months prison and a fine up to five thousand pounds.
London Evening Standard — city free newspaper, which is available from Monday to Friday. The first issue was published in 1827. In 2009, the publication refused to pay distribution models and doubled the circulation.
In 2009, American media Mogul Rupert Murdoch announced the closure of the free newspaper The London Paper because of the large losses. According to the son of entrepreneur James Murdoch, the release of a free edition of “not met expectations”.