The Met Police stated in a remark: “A person has been charged after a Met Police investigation into racist, anti-semitic and hateful tweets posted in overdue 2020, that had been recognized through Chelsea FC.
“Nathan Blagg, 21, of Retford, Nottinghamshire, has been charged with seven counts of sending through public verbal exchange community an offensive/indecent/obscene/menacing message/topic, opposite to the Malicious Communications Act.”
The Met Police stated the costs are around the duration of February 5, 2020 to February 3, 2021 and the suspect is because of seem at Westminster Magistrates’ Courtroom on Friday, October 8.
The remark persevered: “The investigation is being led through the Met’s Central Soccer Unit, who arrested Blagg in February this yr.”
In a tweet on the time of the arrest in February, Chelsea FC wrote: “We welcome nowadays’s arrest which displays that hateful messages shared on social media do have penalties.
“We proceed to paintings carefully with the police to make stronger their investigations in this necessary factor.”
In a joint remark, a gaggle of English governing our bodies stated the boycott was hoping to “emphasise that social media firms should do extra to get rid of on-line hate.”