A CONVICTED sex offender has been in court for twice breaking the terms of a court order but cannot complete unpaid work as a punishment because of a health condition.

Raimundo Soares Pinto, 47, of Brewery Walk in Worcester admitted breaching a sexual offences prevention order at a previous hearing. 

He appeared at Worcester Magistrates Court on Friday (July 5) for breaching the order, made on February 2, 2022. 

He admitted breaching the SOPO  in Worcester on October 24 last year, entering the guilty plea on March 14.

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 By entering a guilty plea, he accepted that 'without reasonable excuse' he downloaded a VPN called Fox Speed to his mobile phone which he was prohibited from doing by a sexual offences prevention order.

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He also admitted, on the same date, that he without reasonable excuse, did something, namely downloaded a VPN called Opera Browser to his Lenovo laptop, which he was were prohibited from doing by a sexual offences prevention order made on February 14, 2022.

Pinto was handed a community order which will run until July 4, 2026. As part of the order he must complete rehabilitation activity for up to a maximum of 40 days.

He was deemed 'unsuitable for unpaid work' due to health issues.