A former BBC local radio DJ and YouTube host has been jailed for over five years after being convicted of stalking charges against four people including the broadcaster Jeremy Vine.
On Aug. 5, Alex Belfield, 42, was found guilty of a stalking campaign at a trial at Nottingham Crown Court where it was found that he had “weaponised the internet” against those he targeted.
On Friday, he was jailed for five years and 26 weeks.
‘Jimmy Savile of Trolling’
“This is not a regular troll here. This is the Jimmy Savile of trolling,” Channel 5 and BBC Radio 2 presenter Jeremy Vine told the court at the time, adding he was subjected to an “avalanche of hatred.”…
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