Leighton’s ‘man with the guitar’ Johann enters plea to stalking charges


Well-known Leighton Buzzard character Johann Perera appeared at Luton Crown Court yesterday for his arraignment.

Johann, 43, is famous as ‘the man with the guitar’, often seen in Leighton Buzzard town centre evangelising.

In court, he was formally read out the charges against him – two counts of stalking involving using fear of violence.

The charges relate to two people and run from 4 November 2013 to February 2 this year.

Johan pleaded not guilty to all charges. The case is due for a pre-trial hearing on June 26.