Three week sentence for swear word

A 19-year-old youth worker with no previous convictions has been given a three week suspended jail sentence for writing F*** Wilders on the wall of a building in Utrecht.

The youth and a friend, who spent three nights in a police cell, were carrying a jerrycan of petrol when they were arrested.

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