Palestinian-born Muslim, Hatam Hamad, 56, (below) who marched through a crowded plane with his genitals fully exposed and slapped a US TV executive on the chest who confronted him, has been spared jail by a stupid female judge in sharia-compliant Britain.
Daily Mail (h/t Marvin W) Hamad consumed five glasses of wine and then revealed his genitals on a British Airways flight from New Orleans to London last week. He marched down the aisle swinging his penis and attacked father-of-two Joel Vilmenay, who was with his wife and young children.
Vilmenay, president of New Orleans TV channel WDSU, then confronted the Palestinian and American dual national – but he ‘responded by grunting’ and exposed himself to another passenger, a court heard.
Father-of-nine and grandfather of 25 who ‘all reside together,’ Hamad, who runs a family gas station in New Orleans, was handed a six-week jail sentence at Uxbridge Magistrates Court on Friday, suspended for one year, after he admitted assault by beating.
Mr Vilmenay, who was not in court, explained he was travelling with his wife and two children, aged eight and five, he had just taken his daughter to the bathroom and returned to his seat.’ ‘After about five minutes a Muslim male came down the aisle directly to my seat where I was sitting with my kids. ‘My daughter was awake and my son was asleep. This male had his penis out and exposed within three inches of my face.
He said Hamad refused to put his penis away and ‘responded by grunting’ before exposing it to another passenger. ‘At this moment he used the back of his right hand and slapped me in the chest with some force. His statement added: ‘At the time I was shocked and felt threatened, I was very concerned for my son, daughter and wife.’
Cabin crews were alerted to the incident on Aisle 23 and were forced to take Hamad to the back of the aircraft where he was guarded for the rest of the flight. Hamad initially pleaded not guilty at an earlier hearing but today admitted assault.
Chair of the bench, Lyn Green said: ‘We’re going to send you to prison for a period of six weeks, however this period of being in prison will be suspended for one year.’ She added: ‘There will be a compensation order for the victim of £600, a surcharge of £115 and costs of £85.