Musa Deria

Musa Deria
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Musa Deria, a violent male transvestite, was convicted in 2016 at Aberdeen Sheriff Court of carrying a knife in an Aberdeen street in the summer of 2015.

Deria, dressed entirely in women’s clothing, had alarmed a woman and owners of a shop in the early hours of the morning by brandishing the knife, so the police were called. Police then observed Deria throwing the knife away and apprehended him nearby.

Deria’s solicitor told the court his client had been approached by men whilst wearing women’s clothes and he felt he should take a knife with him in his handbag “for protection”. He also said his client had also struggled with mental health issues and drug abuse in the past.

The reported repeat offender was given three months to prove he has changed his life around and won’t re-offend. Since the offence, Deria had been on a curfew which forbid him from leaving his home at night. 

See also Katrina Harte, Susan Bond, Lawrence Balshaw and Joanna White who all tried to justify possessing weapons because they were dressed in stereotypically female clothing.

 

Media reports

Press and Journal https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/aberdeen/848725/man-caught-carrying-a-knife-in-a-handbag-while-dressed-in-drag-ordered-to-behave/ archive