Brexit: Knightsbridge man charged after 'threats' made to legal challenge campaigner Gina Miller

Francesca Gillett
Brexit: Businesswoman Gina Miller was behind the successful High Court legal challenge against the Government: Victoria Jones/PA

A man from Knightsbridge has been charged in relation to “threats” allegedly made online to Brexit campaigner Gina Miller.

Rhodri Colwyn Philipps, 50, from Knightsbridge has been charged with racially aggravated malicious communications following a complaint reported to police on November 6.

Phillips was arrested at his address on Wednesday, January 25 and taken to a central London police station.

He was charged on Tuesday, March 7, police said.

The arrest was made as part of the Met Police’s Operation Falcon which tackles cybercrime.

Phillips was released on bail and will next appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, April 4.

Businesswoman Gina Miller, 51, was one of the people behind the Brexit legal challenge which succeeded against the Government in the High Court.

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