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Naked rambler jailed for contempt
Gough and Melanie Roberts
Gough was arrested several times on his journey
Naked Rambler Stephen Gough has been jailed for two months for appearing naked in the dock from custody.

Mr Gough, from Eastleigh in Hampshire, completed his second naked trek from Lands End to John O'Groats last week.

He had been arrested on Wednesday for walking naked into Edinburgh Sheriff Court to face previous charges.

On Thursday, he again refused to cover himself and Sheriff Derrick McIntyre found him in contempt of court, telling him he was "offensive".

Mr Gough and his partner Melanie Roberts, 34, from Bournemouth, reached the north coast of Caithness last Monday after an 874-mile trek which began in June.

He was arrested and jailed on several occasions during his naked walk.

The 46-year-old ex-marine said he wanted to challenge public attitudes to nudity.




SEE ALSO:
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21 Feb 06 |  Scotland
Jail sentence for naked rambler
09 Sep 05 |  Scotland
Naked rambler and partner set off
16 Jun 05 |  Hampshire
Naked rambler to fight on
26 Jan 04 |  Hampshire/Dorset
Naked rambler completes his trek
22 Jan 04 |  Scotland
Another jail term for naked walker
07 Jan 04 |  Scotland
Naked rambler back behind bars
01 Dec 03 |  Scotland



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