Man jailed for opening body bag and taking picture of Grenfell Tower victim


A man has been jailed after admitting posting photos of a Grenfell Tower fire victim on Facebook after opening body bags.

Omega Mwaikambo, 43, pleaded guilty to two offences contrary to section 127 of the Communications Act, Scotland Yard said.

Mwaikambo, of Testerton Walk, west London, was arrested after images were posted online of what appeared to be a partially-covered body following the fatal blaze in north Kensington, west London.He was sentenced to three months at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

In one of his posts, Mwaikambo claims the body of a victim was left outside his flat for two hours before police or ambulances arrived.He said: ‘Does any one know this body laying outside my flat for more than two hours’.

At least 30 people are known to have died as fire ripped through the 24-storey building in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Source: METRO

 

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