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Asbo for Gravesend man who targeted lone women

PUBLISHED: 15:37 01 December 2010

Ruvinder Dhami has been given an ASBO following repeated drinking offences

Ruvinder Dhami has been given an ASBO following repeated drinking offences

Archant

A serial petty criminal has been slapped with an Asbo following almost 30 alcohol-related offences in a year.

Ruvinder Singh Dhami, 36, of Brook Road, has been arrested 27 times this year, with offences including drink-driving, wasting police time and being drunk and disorderly.

The two-year Anti-Social Behaviour Order states he must not be drunk in public, drink in public or be found carrying alcohol in Pier Road, Lennox Road, Lennox Road East, Trafalgar Road, Wingfield Road, Clarence Place, Wellington Street, Ordnance Road, Albion Terrace or Canal Basin.

Town centre neighbourhood policing officer PC Sarah Lewis said: “He is an aggressive, intimidating man who appeared to be particularly inappropriate to lone females, who he targeted while intoxicated.

“In addition to being banned from certain parts of the High Street, he is also banned from retailers who are a part of the G Safe scheme.

“This order will help to prevent his behaviour and make Gravesend town centre a more pleasant place.”

Police listed a catalogue of Dhami’s crimes when he appeared at Dartford Magistrates Court on November 19. These included making a bogus 999 call on March 2, and being found face down on the ground and drunk in public. When police and paramedics arrived he spat and abused them until arrested on June 14.

On July 6, he was again arrested and later convicted of being drunk and disorderly after being found to be drinking in a control zone in Gravesend and being aggressive towards women and walking in traffic.

Later that month he was arrested and later charged with the same offence after being abusive to random people in Gravesend town centre and banging on shop windows.

Members of the public who see Dhami breaching these conditions should call Kent Police on 01622 690690

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