Mother and her teenage twin daughters appear in court accused of racially abusing a Muslim woman and pulling off her hijab
- Emma Marie Camilleri, 35, and twins Sarah and Ashleigh, 18, in court
- Case adjourned until June after lawyer failed to turn up to represent the trio
- Family are accused of attacking May Saber and pulling off her headscarf
- Ms Saber was walking back from Croydon Islamic primary school last June
A mother and her twin teenage daughters appeared in court today accused of racially abusing a Muslim woman and pulling her hijab off.
MS-sufferer Emma Marie Camilleri, 35, and her children Sarah and Ashleigh Gaskin, both 18, were due to be tried at Croydon Magistrates’ Court today.
May Saber was allegedly attacked by the group of women in Croydon, south London, on June 4 last year while on the school run.
But today’s case was adjourned until June after a lawyer failed to turn up to represent the trio.
Ms Camilleri was supported by a walking stick while her daughters were spotted with a baby outside of court.
The trial was ready to go ahead, but magistrates decided to adjourn the case so a lawyer could be instructed to cross-examine any witnesses.
Chair of the bench Mimi Watts said: ‘It is not
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