Family ashamed as sick activist who poured human feces on Captain Sir Tom Moore memorial is identified

Family ashamed as sick activist who poured human feces on Captain Sir Tom Moore memorial is identified
Maddie Budd has been arrested for vandalizing Captain Sir Tom Moore's memorial (Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images, End UK Private Jets/Twitter)

DERBYSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM: A climate warrior who reportedly bathed the memorial of Captain Sir Tom Moore with human excrement could be slapped with criminal charges. Maddie Budd, an activist from End UK Private Jets, went viral recently after a video showed her walking towards the statue of the late British Army officer and pouring human waste on it to express her anger and frustration at the "collapsing NHS" and "environmental issues".

Defending her action, the 21-year-old had also reportedly said, “People are going to say that he's a hero, people are going to say that this is profoundly, obscenely disrespectful to his life, and to the NHS he stood up for and I agree. I was studying to become a doctor because I believe in taking care of people.”

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“If we believe that the NHS is important, if we believe in taking care of each other, if we believe that NHS workers are doing essential work, why are forcing our healthcare system into collapse, why are we forcing our civilization into collapse, why is basically no-one taking this genocide of all humanity seriously? All of this is true and the Government won’t even end UK private jets, every time one takes off, it pours a bucket of sh** and blood onto everything that Captain Tom stood for,” the young activist noted.

However, now End UK Private Jets has claimed that police have arrested Budd. In a Twitter statement, the group said, “Maddie has been arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage, and escorted to custody by about 18 police officers.”

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As per reports, the firm that built the memorial, AGC Fabrications, has also provided the video of the act to the police as its managing director Austin Cox stated, “We are working with the police, we have got a crime reference number.”


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“We are pursuing it and hoping they will prosecute. I can’t really say more than that at the moment,” Cox added, who had earlier tweeted, “I am the person who gifted the memorial to Thistley Meadow, and would like to inform you that We will be pursuing Maddie for vandalism, We will work with the police to ensure this taken as far as possible.”

It has been said that the authorities would now review the footage to decide whether Budd’s actions would lead her toward charges.

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Meanwhile, Budd’s father Jim has also spoken up after his daughter’s bizarre way of protest drew backlash. The 62-year-old said, “The shock of this is hurting people and upsetting them. I'm ashamed of her and what she has done. There has been a big public reaction for obvious reasons. I don't think she understands what the hell she was unleashing. She's done something horrible without thinking of the consequences. I felt sick with shock when I saw it - I have sent her a text message but she has not replied. It goes against all the things you install in your children - it is not normal behavior. I'm extremely sad. The fact is she has sort of gone rogue.”

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