Swansea man accused of racial abuse on Twitter social network
A MAN has appeared in court charged with racially abusing three people on social networking site Twitter.
Ricky Lee Davies, 20, entered no plea when he appeared at Swansea Crown Court.
Davies, of St Leger Crescent, Swansea, had previously faced a total of five charges — one of sending offensive messages by public communication, two of causing religiously aggravated harassment, alarm or distress, and another two of causing racially aggravated harassment, alarm or distress.
All the offences are alleged to have taken place on February 28 this year, the court heard.
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The charges allege that Davies displayed writing which was threatening, abusive or insulting towards Neelam Yusef, Ahsan Ahmed and Nadia Hussain.
Davies appeared briefly yesterday at Swansea Crown Court when legal arguments were heard.
Matters were adjourned until November 12.
Davies had his unconditional bail renewed.
Judge Huw Davies QC said: "This case will be adjourned for two weeks when it will be re-listed for a plea and case management hearing."