Incredible as it may sound, a dispute between two neighbors in the United Kingdom has been going on for more than a decade. one of them put the pots in front of his house and who stood in the way of the other. taxi driver Yvonne Rogers, now retired fines exceeding $35,000 After she was denounced by Jenny Wright.
The two women have been neighbors for at least 15 years and first clashed in 2012 after Yvonne He planted a big garden with plants in front of his house in Allenby Grove, Portchester, Hampshire. However, while it started on his property, the problem spread to his property and severely affected Wright, who was his next door neighbor.
Janice angrily complains to Yvonne because the plants grew that way. blocked their right of transit on her way home. This dimension of the problem was so great that it began with the claim that, for years, the woman did not stop demanding that the other fix the situation. While this was happening, vegetation grew more and more.
Although a complaint is the last resort in justice, as the parties must first attempt mediation to reach an agreement, Wright could no longer tolerate the situation and decided to sue the 72-year-old former taxi driver, as he said. Sun,
The judge ruled in favor of the victim and he was sentenced to pay a fine of 30,000 pounds sterling, which is equivalent to more than $35,600. Also, Rogers received a suspended prison sentence After disobeying a judge’s order that he had to remove plants to clear the way.
As if that wasn’t enough, Yvonne made the situation worse when wheeled bins and garden ornaments Along with the driveway, that filled the place with more obstacles.
Fed up with claims that his neighbor did not listen to him and the attitude he maintained, he denounced the situation for the first time in 2021, when Case filed in Winchester County, On that occasion, Rogers was ordered to clear the track, but did not do so.
For the affected neighbor, it was no longer simply a question of being denied access, he alleged in his lawsuit that Yvonne kept the pots and pans and tried to make him leave his house and sell it at a very low price as an attempt to worsen the situation. Let deteriorate as a way of doing. cheap price.
However, Rogers did not take judicial decisions too well and, according to the English media, not only did he not appear at any judicial summons, but he He devoted himself to sending emails to his neighbor where “he threatened, humiliated and accused her”.,
In September this year, the court sentenced Yvonne to six months in prison for restraining order, but her lawyer appealed the verdict, arguing that Mrs. Removed the dumpsters in June and will now cut the bushes, She also claimed that her client had health issues “and will now focus on taking care of herself” and left the fight in oblivion.
A judge is expected to rule on an appeal of the conviction and decide whether the decades-long feud will end with Rogers being jailed.