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Four fined for cutting perimeter fence of RAF base

Four campaigners who cut the perimeter fence at RAF Waddington and entered the grounds of the base, to protest against the use of armed drones, have been found guilty today of criminal damage.

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Christopher Cole, Gary Eagling, Katherina Karcher and Kenny Walker were arrested on 5th January 2015 wearing high visibility jackets and holding placards.

Lincoln Magistrates heard the group's actions caused a lockdown at the base for an hour. The group said they were trying to stop drones being sent from the base.

All of the accused were given a conditional discharge for two years and were ordered to pay just over £300 for court fees and to repair the damage to the fence.