Johannes de Klerk

Man who repeatedly breached restraining order jailed

A Spalding man who repeatedly breached a restraining order has been jailed for 21 months.

Johannes Stephanus de Klerk, 42, appeared for sentence at Lincoln Crown Court after being remanded into custody at an earlier hearing.

He was represented by defence barrister Chris Brewin after pleading guilty to four charges of harassment by breach of a restraining order.

The court heard de Klerk, of Westlode Street, Spalding, was also in breach of a suspended sentence order which was passed on him at an earlier court appearance.

Judge James House KC sentenced de Klerk to 19 months imprisonment for each breach of the restraining order.

Those sentences will concurrently to each other.

Judge House also sentenced de Klerk to a further two months imprisonment for the breach of his suspended sentence order. 

That sentence will run consecutive to the 19 months imprisonment imposed for each breach of the restraining order.

Judge House also ordered that restraining order which has been imposed on de Klerk would run until further notice.

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