Moment Matt Hancock is ‘pushed’ and called a ‘murderous bastard’ by antivaxxer Geza Tarjanyi

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An antivaxxer filmed himself harassing Matt Hancock in a tube station and allegedly pushing him as he was about to descend an escalator.

Geza Tarjanyi, who has previously targeted Sajid Javid, Chris Whitty and Jonathan Van-Tam, followed the former health secretary into Westminster tube station yesterday morning and branded him a ‘murder bag’.

As they approached an escalator, Mr Hancock turned and said ‘don’t push me’ to the 61-year-old conspiracy theorist who then sat next to him on the tube and said continued to talk to him.

A spokesman for the MP, 44, called the ‘aggressive and unpleasant encounter’ a ‘very rare occurrence’ and thanked the police and TFL. Mr. Hancock was not injured.

Geza Tarjanyi followed Mr Hancock into Westminster tube station yesterday morning. That’s when the deputy said ‘don’t push me’

The conspiracy theorist has previously targeted Sajid Javid, Chris Whitty and Jonathan Van-Tam

The conspiracy theorist has previously targeted Sajid Javid, Chris Whitty and Jonathan Van-Tam

British Transport Police said: ‘We received a report of a man being assaulted and harassed at Westminster Tube Station at 8.47am yesterday morning.

“A 61-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of common assault and disturbing the public order and remains in custody. Investigations into the incident are ongoing.

Mr Hancock’s spokesman said: ‘Unfortunately Matt was the subject of a very aggressive and unpleasant encounter with a dangerous conspiracy theorist on the London Underground.

“The staff at Transport for London and the British Transport Police have been fantastic and the man has since been arrested.

“Fortunately, this type of behavior is rare, but it is cases like this that re-emphasize the importance of ending the baseless misinformation that is causing so much harm.

“Matt would like to express his thanks to TFL and the British Transport Police for their amazing work.”

Tarjanyi sat next to Mr Hancock on the tube and continued to talk to him as a Transport for London employee monitored the situation.

Tarjanyi sat next to Mr Hancock on the tube and continued to talk to him as a Transport for London employee monitored the situation.

A spokesman for the MP, 44, called the

A spokesman for the MP, 44, called the ‘aggressive and unpleasant encounter’ a ‘very rare occurrence’

Mr Hancock's spokesman thanked the British Transport Police and Transport for London

Mr Hancock’s spokesman thanked the British Transport Police and Transport for London

Tarjanyi has already found himself in court charged with criminal damage after showing up at Sajid Javid’s home with adhesive spray and posters.

The 61-year-old traveled to the then Health Secretary’s home in Fulham, south-west London, on January 3 to stage a protest against the rollout of the coronavirus vaccine.

The antivaxxer, from Leyland, Lancashire, had spray adhesive and a number of posters, which prosecutors said he carried with the intent to destroy or damage property – a charge the defendant denied.

After a two-day trial at Isleworth Crown Court in November, the jury found Tarjanyi not guilty.

In 2021, Tarjanyi harassed Chris Whitty as he walked down a street in Oxford after a health summit.

Tarjanyi also filmed himself harassing Chris Whitty

Tarjanyi filming Jonathan Van-Tam

Tarjanyi also filmed himself harassing Chris Whitty and Jonathan Van-Tam in 2021

Tarjanyi has already found himself in court charged with criminal damage after showing up at Sajid Javid's home with adhesive spray and posters

Tarjanyi has already found himself in court charged with criminal damage after showing up at Sajid Javid’s home with adhesive spray and posters

The family DJ and producer, who rose to prominence online for his activism against fracking and the wearing of masks, is heard calling the chief medical adviser a “liar”.

“Is Bill Gates funding this?” Tarjanyi asks, after spouting a variety of other baseless theories about the pandemic response.

Mr Whitty, dressed in a suit and rucksack while carrying a briefcase, rushes down the road away from the man filming and refuses to respond to his comments.

At one point, he is seen stopping next to a police van to ask if the officers can arrest the man following him.

“These gentlemen don’t seem to want to leave me alone at all,” Mr Whitty is heard telling the officers in the van.

In 2021, Tarjanyi was also filmed yelling at former deputy chief medical officer Jonathan Van-Tam outside the Ministry of Defence.

After a two-day trial at Isleworth Crown Court in November, the jury found Tarjanyi not guilty

After a two-day trial at Isleworth Crown Court in November, the jury found Tarjanyi not guilty