In Britain Groom who punched 2 bridesmaids at his wedding jailed for 1 year

27-yr-old John Paul Campbell had attacked his new wife's best friend, Samantha Dewar, after she tried to break-up a fight between him and another bridesmaid at the wedding reception's car park

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The groom has since pleaded guilty to 'inflicting grievous bodily harm' at the Macclesfield Magistrates' Court play

The groom has since pleaded guilty to 'inflicting grievous bodily harm' at the Macclesfield Magistrates' Court

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A groom who punched two bridesmaids in their faces at his own wedding has been sentenced and jailed for one year.

Samantha Dewar play

Samantha Dewar

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27-yr-old John Paul Campbell had attacked his new wife's best friend, Samantha Dewar, after she tried to break-up a fight between him and another bridesmaid at the wedding reception's car park.

READ: Groom punches 2 bridesmaids in their faces during wedding reception

Dewar  and the other bridesmaid were badly hit by Campbell leaving one with a black eye and the other needing a metal plate reconstruction on her cheekbone.

The groom during court proceedings had admitted that he was high on booze and cocaine.

Samantha Dewar before the incident play

Samantha Dewar before the incident

(Daily Mail)

 

He was jailed for 12 months by judge Roger Dutton at Chester Crown Court after an arrest was made by the police a day after the wedding.

Dewar a mother of two who has known bride since school days told reporters she hadn't spoken to her best friend since the incident.

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"We've been best friends since school and I helped her get ready for the wedding. I can't believe what's happened, I've lost my best friend.

"It's been a nightmare. Everyone was having a nice time at the reception and it was at the end outside in the car park when it happened.

27-yr-old John Paul Campbell had attacked his new wife's best friend, Samantha Dewar , after she tried to break-up a fight between him and another bridesmaid at the wedding reception's car park play

27-yr-old John Paul Campbell had attacked his new wife's best friend, Samantha Dewar, after she tried to break-up a fight between him and another bridesmaid at the wedding reception's car park

(Daily Mail)

 

"He punched me in the face out of nowhere and knocked me to the floor. It was all so quick and all I can remember is waking up on the floor in agony.

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"I couldn't open my eye. The swelling was awful and I couldn't feel my face. I still can't feel down the side of my face and just hope it will get better.

 "I'm more nervous of people now and it's affected my confidence. I've been scared to go out and be alone in the house. It was such a forceful punch and it's scary to think what could have happened", she said.

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