A GROUP of Polish revellers launched into a frenzy of violence at a town nightclub after getting into a fight with a group of Albanians.
A sentencing judge said yesterday it didn’t matter ‘wherever you come from’, groups of men getting into fights at nightclubs was ‘completely unacceptable.’
Three men appeared at Oxford Crown Court to be sentenced for affray yesterday, and a warrant was issued for a fourth man who, the court heard, was out of the country in his native Poland.
Having already pleaded guilty, Sebastian Mrozinski, 27, of Edward Street, Banbury, Kamil Kyrko, 27, of Waltham Gardens, Banbury and Pawel Krawczyk, 30, of Gatteridge Street, Banbury, were all sentenced for their part in the Banbury brawl.
Patrvk Wolowski, 19, of Ashby Court, Banbury failed to attend and a warrant was issued for his arrest.
Outlining the case at the sentencing hearing prosecutor Cathy Olliver said the nightclub violence took place in the early hours of July 13 last year.
“It doesn’t matter if they are English, French, Albanian or Polish.
“When groups of people get into fights it causes great stress and discomfort to other people who may be present.
“It seems to me that it was your group who first approached the Albanians in the nightclub and then everything, to use the vernacular, kicked off.”
Kyrko and Krawczyk were both handed a community order for 18 months to include 120 hours of unpaid work.
They must also each pay a victim surcharge and court costs of £400.
Mrozinski, who is subject to a European arrest warrant and will likely be deported, was jailed for six weeks.