LONDON – British politician Nazir Ahmed has been discovered responsible of trying to rape a younger lady and sexually assaulting a boy beneath 11 within the 1970s, BBC Information reported.
The report stated the previous member of the home of lords of Pakistani origin, has been convicted for sexual abuse and assault makes an attempt. The fees truly date again to the 1970s when Nazir was a teen.
Sheffield Crown Court docket heard the repeated sexual abuse which occurred in Rotherham, a city in South Yorkshire, when he was an adolescent nevertheless Ahmed denied the costs saying the allegations had been ‘malicious fiction’.
Prosecutor informed the court docket that the 64-year-old twice tried to sexually assault the lady within the early 1970s when the defendant was aged 16 or 17 however she was a lot youthful whereas he additionally talked about that the assault on the opposite sufferer, who was a boy, occurred in the identical interval.
A recording of a cellphone name between the 2 victims – made by the girl after she went to the police in 2016 – confirmed they weren’t ‘made-up or concocted’. Earlier, a earlier trial collapsed final yr resulting from errors made by the prosecution.
Ahmed, who denied all the costs, stated he can be interesting towards the conviction introduced by a jury on the Sheffield Crown Court docket on Wednesday over eight counts of alleged sexual offenses. He was discovered responsible of two counts of tried rape and considered one of buggery.
In the meantime, the 2 older brothers of Nazir, Mohammed Farouq, 71, and Mohammed Tariq, 65, had been additionally charged, however each had been believed to be unfit to face trial.
Nazir earlier stepped down from the Home of Lords in November 2020 after an inquiry that adopted an investigation towards him. It was revealed that he sexually and emotionally exploited a lady who had sought his assist.
In the meantime, Choose Mr. Justice Lavender will resolve later concerning the sentence of the convict.