Lutfur Rahman: Police poised to re-open inquiry after election scandal

​Police are re-investigating the electoral fraud scandal surrounding Lutfur Rahman, the former mayor of Tower Hamlets in London, after four new allegations came to light in an official report.​

Scotland Yard confirmed last week’s High Court electoral fraud judgment into Rahman, Britain’s first elected Muslim mayor, contained new material which had not been previously reported to them.

It means the inquiry into Rahman and potential collaborators​ could now be formally re-opened, bringing into question the Metropolitan Police’s decision to previously shut down the investigation.

  • winniec

    Conspiracy? Just like in Afghastlistan and Berzerkistan.

  • ntt1

    The Brits must be thrilled. A little piece of authentic Pakistani tribal politics right in their own back yard.