Court for GM protester

17 July 2000

Court for GM protester

A WOMAN has been accused of damaging genetically modified crops in Dorset.

She is due to appear at Bournemouth Magistrates Court on Monday (17 July) afternoon to face a charge of criminal damage.

The woman was one of seven people arrested at Over Compton, near Sherbourne, after protestors began destroying a GM maize trial site.

The six others who were arrested have been released on police bail while inquiries continue.

They will report back to Dorset police next month.

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