Man who set himself on fire jailed

Brighton Magistrates’ Court

Brighton Magistrates’ Court

First published in News

A man who set himself on fire in front of horrified onlookers in a busy street has been jailed.

Rosario Cernera, 47, of no fixed address, doused himself in liquid and set himself alight in Hove Street, Hove, on May 6.

After he was discharged from a specialist burns unit at Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead on August 11 he appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on August 12 for breaching a restraining order.

A spokeswoman from Sussex Police said: “Rosario Cernera appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday August 12 where he pleaded guilty to an offence of breach of a restraining order on May 6 and was sentenced to 12 weeks’ imprisonment plus a further consecutive 12 weeks for breach of a previous restraining order which had previously been suspended.”

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11:08am Tue 19 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

So all those people who expressed sympathy for him and attacked those who said he might have been attempting to escape prosecution for a crime are looking pretty silly right now.

He's clearly a vile man. He earned a restraining order which he violated, then did this in front of the public.
So all those people who expressed sympathy for him and attacked those who said he might have been attempting to escape prosecution for a crime are looking pretty silly right now. He's clearly a vile man. He earned a restraining order which he violated, then did this in front of the public. notslimjim
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12:32pm Tue 19 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

http://www.theargus.
co.uk/news/11194644.
Man_sets_himself_on_
fire/

All those people who claimed that mental issues were involved look pretty silly today.
http://www.theargus. co.uk/news/11194644. Man_sets_himself_on_ fire/ All those people who claimed that mental issues were involved look pretty silly today. notslimjim
  • Score: 2

1:41pm Mon 1 Sep 14

ok,jared says...

There are plainly a lot of stupid people reading this page.
There are plainly a lot of stupid people reading this page. ok,jared
  • Score: 0

5:57pm Fri 5 Sep 14

Handy-ish Andy says...

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kkkk Handy-ish Andy
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