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Charges for former Tory candidate

Ian Oakley
Ian Oakley is due in court on 5 August

The former Tory parliamentary candidate for Watford has been charged with harassment and criminal damage after a police investigation.

Ian Oakley was charged with five counts of criminal damage and two counts of harassment of Liberal Democrats in the Hertfordshire town.

The 31-year-old, of Ryelands Court, West Drayton in Middlesex, has been given police bail.

He is due before Central Hertfordshire Magistrates Court on 5 August.


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