I have been getting a lot of trouble from a group of people, I believe this is harrassment, can I send an email attachment with my query or type the main problem into the text box?
State/Country relating to question: United Kingdom
tried the police but some of these people know police officers, I believe this is not my fault?
Hello and thank you for your question, which I will be happy to assist you with. Please summarise your situation here
Ben, I dont know if you received the last mesage, I have been getting abuse from drug dealers they broke my window twice, kicked down my fence and broke my gate. One of the guys sister has been makng a fool of me for eight years, her brother knows people in the police, one of them was kicking my door at my new address, it may have been mistaken identity but they all know each other, I was made a fool of again when my dad was dying. I would like to supply more information.
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what have the police said so far?
I have made at least 15 complaints to the police, and asked a lawyer to force it through court, one of them told me to hang myself, honest I am being serious, there have been lots of jibes, at least 100. I can provide more evidence, one guy was throwing stones at me and went to attack me in middleton in broxburn, he is a drug dealer as well. I wanted to force it through court to get an injunction against these people. I will supply more information over the next couple of days. Most of these people know each other. There have been paedophile jibes as well, which is not a true story. You'll find it is these people who are causing me problems. The police said it was here say, I can provide some evidence against some of these police officers as well. My cousin was at the bus stop when there was a vibe made from a police officer. This has went on for at least 12 years, on and off. I think I have a case and can provide you with the information when I look through the comments. There have been rape gestures at least 5 times. I know who these people are.
This could certainly amount to harassment. Under law (specifically the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 in civil law and the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 in criminal law), a person must not pursue a course of conduct which amounts to harassment of another and which he or she knows or ought to know amounts to harassment. Although there is no definition of what amounts to harassment, it would usually include alarming a person or causing them distress and must have occurred on at least two occasions.Under criminal law, and if this is reported to the police who then take action, the punishment for harassment can be up to six months’ imprisonment and/or a fine of £5,000. A court may also impose a restraining order for the purpose of protecting the victim of the offence.In addition to criminal action, a civil claim can also be brought against a person who is alleged to be guilty of harassment. The person harassing can only defend the claim if they can show that the course of conduct was:• Pursued for the purpose of preventing or detecting crime. • Pursued under any enactment or rule of law or to comply with any condition or requirement imposed by any person under any enactment.• Was reasonable in the particular circumstances.However, I cannot see any of the above applying here.So in the first instance you are expected to contact the police to report this as harassment. However, they cannot be forced to act and if you have done this already and they have refused to act, you may try and escalate this further with them or try to treat this as a civil matter. In such circumstances, you could warn the person that you are treating their behaviour as harassment and that unless they stop the course of conduct you are complaining of you will consider legal action, such as an injunction, etc. I know most of what I have said you have already done but this is the law in this area and it is what applies to your situation.
There is more to include, I would like to go down the route of harrassment, the girl made a complete fool of me when my dad was dying, this has been going on for at least 10 years. I will send the other information to you, could you help with the route of civil matter. They said her name was Gail XXXXXX, Keiths sister. I asked for them to let it go with me and they made a complete fool of me with the message. I would much appreciate information on how to make the matter a civil case. There has been other jibes which I am afraid to let you know. Can you tell me how to raise a civil matter.
A civil claim for harassment is raised by completing form N1. If you want to seek an injunction you will also have to complete form N16A:http://hmctscourtfinder.justice.gov.uk/HMCTS/GetForm.do?court_forms_id=338http://hmctscourtfinder.justice.gov.uk/HMCTS/GetForm.do?court_forms_id=402
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The guy was walking round the corner of wyndford smiling smuggly. I will look at the forms. Can I keep informing you. The guy knows my family. He used to smoke hash on the football club bus, dont think he has a brother. The harrassment has been really bad during the last ten years.
yes you can do so, good luck for the time being
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Ben these are the people who are involved:
XXXXX XXXXXXX - kicking door and he knows XXXX XXXXXXX and XXXX XXXXXXX who I think know these people. I know two are drug dealers. XXXXX is from XXXXXXXX in XXXXXXXXX, XXXXX's family don't think very much of me either.
XXXXX XXXXXX - the comments and what he said
XXXXXX who knows XXXX XXXXXXX from XXXXXXXXX XXXXXXX in Broxburn, XXXXXX knows who broke my window, it was his pal XXXX so I was told.
XXXX, XXXXXX, XXX - he said I was getting raped, XXXXXX XXXXXX who knows the XXXXXXXX's who said I was getting raped.
There were a few at the Judo In Broxburn who said the same, XXXX and XXXXXX.
XXXXX XXXXXXX said I should go to the Judo club in Broxburn, you will find Jade mentioned a few statements about me as well.
I said the girl was making a fool of me to my friends on facebook, she made about 5-10 comments, I dont think she thought much of me either for being disabled. Hopefully I am making sense. There may have been a few others involved.
Please do not mention actual names because we cannot help in that respect.
Sorry Ben I never realised I should not mention names, I am still looking at the injunction.
ok no problem, thanks
Ben could you help with the forms if I send through scanned copies. There is no excuse what these people done to me in my opinion. I have completed some of the form, most of them are drugs dealers, I have estimated around 28 people.
IS THERE SOME WAY I COULD SAVE OR FORWARD THE INFORMATION TO THE COURT IN LIVINGSTON WHERE I AM TRYING TO GET THE INJUNCTION.
I liked the girl in the past but she moved on this what has been happening:
She has been making a fool of me on and off for eight years.
Guy at a tan shop said it was the girl who had done this.
She was laughing at me in the pharmacy, I can identify another girl there.
She knew I was disabled.
Made fool of me another occasion in the pharmacy.
Said two nasty comments to me.
She was dancing in front of me and someone asked if she liked me and one of her friends made a fool of me as well.
She made a fool of me when my dad was dying, she was telling me to leave in the pharmacy.
They made a fool of me at Union Road in Broxburn.
She appeared with her boyfriend in Brackensbrae and the guy went into the drug dealers house.
This was the drugs dealer who said I was getting raped.
Two people were making a fool of me saying in a pub where a guy asked her dad if he could ask her out in front of me and the guy told me to hang myself.
Again my house was wrecked 2 times by these people.
Hi, a colleague of mine may be able to help better with these. If you post a new question for 'UK Justice only' then that should alert them to look at it and help you as required.
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Thanks Ben I will contact your colleague.
Ben, This has been going on for 12 years, the girl knows people from the council, one of her pals? I am not sure has a policeman boyfriend. Just wanted you to know what I am up against. Will speak to the scots lawyer today.
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