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Two Charged In Suspected Arson Attack At London MP’s Constituency Office

Following the incident, Mr Freer expressed concerns for his safety as an MP and suggested that the fire may have been deliberately started due to his pro-Israel stance. However, detectives have stated that the incident is not being treated as a hate crime.

Two individuals have been charged in connection with a suspected arson attack at the constituency office of London MP Mike Freer.

Paul Harwood, a homeless man aged 42, and Zara Kasory, 32, were arrested on January 3 and have been charged with arson with intent.

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The incident occurred on Christmas Eve when a fire broke out at the building in Barnet. Additionally, the pair have been charged in relation to a separate blaze at a restaurant in Long Lane, Finchley on the same night.

No one was present in the North Finchley and Golders Green MP’s constituency office at the time of the attack, during which a shed at the back of the property was destroyed.

Following the incident, Mr Freer expressed concerns for his safety as an MP and suggested that the fire may have been deliberately started due to his pro-Israel stance. However, detectives have stated that the incident is not being treated as a hate crime.

The building in Finchley holds historical significance as it was previously the constituency office of former Tory leader Margaret Thatcher. Lady Thatcher began her political career as the MP for Finchley in 1959 and represented the constituency throughout her tenure as Prime Minister.

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Mr. Freer, who has represented the seat since 2010, currently serves as the parliamentary under-secretary of state for courts and legal services in the Ministry of Justice. Harwood and Kasory are scheduled to appear at Willesden Magistrates’ Court on January 4.

Anyone with information related to the incident is urged to contact the police by calling 101 or tweeting @MetCC, quoting CAD4971/24Dec. Information can also be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Charles Walton for SurgeZirc UK
Charles Walton for SurgeZirc UK
Charles Walton, a renowned writer for SurgeZIrc UK, has been covering local and world news for years. With his deep understanding of global affairs and his dedication to uncovering the truth, Walton has become a trusted source of information for readers around the world.
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