Meighan pleaded guilty to assaulting Vikki Ager in April during a court appearance earlier this week.
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Domestic abuse charity Women’s Aid has also criticised Meighan’s sentence of 200 hours of unpaid work.
He appeared at Leicester Magistrates’ Court less than 24 hours after the band announced his departure.
The singer co-founded the British rock band as a student in the late 90s.
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'When people pose as psychiatric inpatients as props for a music video, it reminds us there’s still a long way to go.'