UKIP MEP Mike Hookem denies assaulting Steven Woolfe
The UKIP MEP involved in an altercation with Steven Woolfe has said he "categorically did not" throw a punch at his colleague.
Mike Hookem acknowledged he and his colleague had a "scuffle" in the European Parliament but insisted that he did not hit him.
"I am innocent," he told the BBC. "I never threw a punch. I never assaulted him. I will stand my corner."
UKIP's Steven Woolfe will be kept in hospital for a further 48 hours.
Speaking to BBC Radio Humberside, Mr Hookem said he was "shocked" by Mr Woolfe's hospitalisation following the... read more
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