A West London man who sent his ex-wife’s solicitor a field of sex toys throughout a “messy” divorce battle has been given a suspended sentence.
Tajinderpal Singh Bains, from Isleworth, additionally positioned a duplicate of an escort profile within the parcel, which he claimed was his ex.
The 39-year-old admitted harassing his ex-wife Harpreet Bains and sending malicious emails to Mrs Akhtar on the primary day of trial.
He was handed a 12-week jail sentence suspended for 12 months and ordered to pay compensation to Mrs Akhtar of £4,500.
Bains was additionally ordered to full a 30-day ‘Building Better Relationships’ course.
Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court heard Bains was ordered to pay Ms Bains over £80,000 by a household court docket choose after their divorce was finalised in April 2019.
In October, Bains sent an e mail to Ms Akhtar 18 instances over three days – which he blamed on a “glitch” together with his e mail account.
He additionally sent “insulting and abusive” emails to her – accusing her of mendacity and suggesting her husband was her brother.
Prosecutor Christine Lynas stated: “The nature of each offences relates to sending quite a few emails to Ms Akhtar. On one event he sent a field of sex toys he stated belonged to Ms Bains and a duplicate of an escort profile she maintains was false.
“Whether or not the allegation was false or not doesn’t make a cloth distinction to sentencing.
“Between 23 and October 28 he sent the identical e mail to Ms Akthar 18 instances. In response to that he was requested to chorus from such behaviour and he adopted this up with additional emails which grew to become abusive.”
The court docket heard he sent Ms Akhtar an e mail which learn: “You look far older than you might be. Perhaps you might be worn out from all of the lies and work over time. You have the thoughts of a kid.
“Although Zara means lovely, good or shiny, it appears you might be none of these issues. You are comparable to your shopper as you might be each liars.”
Another e mail stated: “Your shopper is a disgraceful particular person and pure evil.”
It was stated Bains has earlier convictions for assaulting Mrs Bains and falsely imprisoning her.
In a sufferer affect assertion, Ms Bains stated: “Since the letters and parcels had been sent I do not really feel protected. I continuously look over my shoulder for the defendant and fear about what he may do to me. This was designed to trigger me to be disgraced and humiliated.
“I’m continuously anxious now and I dwell in concern. I’m scared what he’ll make up about me subsequent so as to humiliate me – I can not use social media for concern of my pictures being taken and used to humiliate me.”
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The court docket heard solicitor Zara Akhtar grew to become so pressured she spent hundreds of kilos on a safety buzzer system at her legislation workplaces.
She stated in an announcement: “The threats and abuse I’ve acquired has had a big emotional affect on me and customarily in my on a regular basis life.
“I’m scared he’ll discover me. No solicitor must be subjected to threats and abuse I’ve for merely doing my job. I didn’t deserve to obtain this remedy.”
In an announcement learn to the court docket, Bains stated: “I reacted emotionally and wrongly within the contact sent to Mrs Akhtar.
“I’m deeply apologetic for any hurt I’ve brought about.”
Bains, of Isleworth, west London, was additionally ordered to pay court docket prices totalling £753.
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