Pair jailed for sending abusive tweets to feminist campaigner

Isabella Sorley, 23, has been jailed for 12 weeks and John Nimmo sentenced to eight weeks after the pair admitted sending abusive tweets to the feminist campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez.

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Twitter 'trolls' jailed for abusive tweets

Isabella Sorley, 23, has been sentenced to 12 weeks in jail and John Nimmo, 25 has been sentenced to eight weeks in jail - both with immediate effect - for subjecting high profile feminist campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez to online abuse.

Isabella Sorley and John Nimmo admitted sending menacing Twitter messages to a feminist campaigner. Credit: PA

Earlier this month the pair pleaded guilty to sending menacing tweets following Criado-Perez's campaign to ensure a woman featured on British bank notes.

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