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Jack Tweed's assault victim slams his 'light' jail term

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London, April 15 (ANI): The taxi driver who suffered a drunken assault by Jack Tweed has slammed his 12-week jail term, saying he was let off lightly due to the media hype around his late wife Jade Goody.

Stephen Wilkins has been frowning upon the sentence, which came after Tweed was found guilty of attacking the cabbie after losing his temper over the fare.

Tweed was said to have threatened to stab Wilkins, grabbed his throat, and pulled the handbrake leading the speeding cab to spin.

And now, 54-year-old has accused the judges in Harlow, Essex, for going soft on the 21-year-old widower, who lost his reality star-wife to cervical cancer on March 22.

"He could have killed four people and all he gets is a few weeks. If he had been Joe Bloggs he would have got what he deserved," the Mirror quoted him as saying.

"But because of who he is and who he married he got off lightly. But I'm just an ordinary guy. Does it matter what I think? Obviously not," he added.

Meanwhile, Tweed's family alleged the publicity may have to do something with the "severe" term.

Solicitor George Kampanella said: "The family are devastated and feel Jack has been treated more severely because of who he is. We are considering an appeal." (ANI)

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