BBC defend Jo Brand’s battery acid joke as Nigel Farage calls for police action

The BBC has defended Jo Brand after Nigel Farage accused her of inciting violence.

The comedian made a comment on Radio 4 show Heresy on Tuesday about the spate of milkshakes thrown at Farage and other politicians lobbying during last month’s European Elections.

Brand quipped: “Why bother with a milkshake when you could get some battery acid?”

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