Cinnamon Heathcote-Drury is accused of shoving a pregnant Muslim woman to the floor and calling her a ‘terrorist’ and her family ‘suicide bombers’ during a row in Tesco.
However, she claims it to be the other way round. ‘I am the only one who was assaulted. I am the only one with injuries.’
Heathcote-Drury made an assault complaint to police, claiming she was tripped, kicked and punched by Mrs. Hamoumi, but the investigating officers did not pursue this.
Hate crimes, especially that of racial nature, are on the rise in UK. Recent years have seen a radical increase in them According to BBC 13,276 such crimes came to court in 2010-11 alone.
The hearing of the case continues and it is yet to see what comes out of the lot.