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Canterbury man sentenced for stalking James Bond actress Naomie Harris and her mum

An obsessive stalker who left Bond star Naomie Harris "absolutely petrified" has been banned from travelling more than 20 miles from his own home for the next year.

Ii Ovisyonairo II, from Canterbury , subjected the Miss Moneypenny actress to a barrage of harassment - including turning up at her home and bombarding her with highly sexual love letters.

Ii Ovisyonairo II. Picture: Met Police
Ii Ovisyonairo II. Picture: Met Police

During sentencing today, he was handed a restraining order and given a suspended prison sentence following his "deeply troubling and unsettling" actions.

Ovisyonairo, a 37-year-old farm worker, had attempted to contact a string of famous women before turning his attention to the Pirates of the Caribbean actress last year .

Harris, who lives in north London, “felt the blood rush from her” and suffered a panic attack after her stalker tracked her down, the Evening standard reported .

A hearing at Wood Green Crown Court heard how Ovisyonairo vowed to become Harris’ partner in a series of hyper-sexual love letters.

He initially tried to get to the actress through her mother, Carmen, by booking Japanese therapy sessions with her and bringing the Oscar-nominated actress up in conversation.

Naomie Harris attending the 73rd British Academy Film Awards held at the Royal Albert Hall. Picture: PA Wire
Naomie Harris attending the 73rd British Academy Film Awards held at the Royal Albert Hall. Picture: PA Wire

He insisted Harris, 44, was “the one” he wanted to be with and even saved the star’s address in his Sat Nav as “home”.

On February 29 this year, Ovisyonairo tracked the actress down and arrived at her house.

As a result of her stalker’s fixation, Harris now struggles to sleep and has changed the locks and beefed up security at her property.

Harris and her mum reported Ovisyonairo to the Met Police, who traced him to a farm near Canterbury , where he works as a labourer.

There, they discovered passports in different names, a dossier on Harris, and letters from other famous women batting away his advances.

Ovisyonairo was charged by police on March 3, and later admitted two stalking charges against Harris and her mum.

Naomie Harris was left petrified by Ii's obsession. Pic: @naomieharris
Naomie Harris was left petrified by Ii's obsession. Pic: @naomieharris

At Wood Green Crown Court today, Ovisyonairo, of North Stream in Marshside, was sentenced to two years' imprisonment, suspended for two years.

His Honour Judge Lucas QC also imposed mandatory licence conditions, requiring Ovisyonairo to undertake 50 hours of rehab, by the Stalking Threat and Assessment Centre.

He will also be forbidden from travelling more than 20 miles from his new address for the next year, required to complete 300 hours of unpaid work, and will be subject to an electronically monitored curfew.

An indefinite restraining order has also been imposed, to prevent any contact either directly or indirectly with Harris or her mum.

Det Insp Paul Ridley, said: “Today’s sentencing was the result of a focused investigation by my officers to protect the victims and bring the offender to justice.

"The judge clearly recognised the high degree of planning, deeply troubling and unsettling behaviour of the defendant.

"We are very pleased with this result, and that the defendant admitted his conduct. His offending really impacted upon the victims, who now ask for their privacy to be respected at this time.”

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