Man accused of inciting homosexual hatred
by Jamie Bullen
A man has denied stirring up hatred by delivering
anti-homosexual leaflets in Gravesend town centre.
IT consultant Raj Bhachoo, 43, was arrested outside Tesco in New
Road on Saturday, January 21.
He denied one charge of displaying threatening material to stir
up sexual orientation hatred when he appeared at Dartford
Magistrates Court earlier today.
The court heard it was alleged that the leaflets, from an
organisation called Christian Voice, attacked Tesco's for
sponsoring gay pride events and also contained anti-homosexual
A trial is expected to take place at Dartford Magistrates'
Court in September.
Chairman of the bench Timothy Lewry released Bhachoo, of Oronsay
Road, Leicester, on bail on condition that he stays at least
100 metres away from all Tesco premises, car parks and
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