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Mohammed Sarwar MP Indicted

01/10/1998

Mohammed Sarwar, MP, and a co-accused Mumtaz Hussain, a Glasgow businessman, have today been indicted for trial in the High Court in Edinburgh on Monday, 2 November, 1998.

Mr Sarwar is charged with fraud, attempting to pervert the course of justice and contravention of section 82(6) of the Representation of the People Act 1983. Mr Hussain is charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice.

BACKGROUND

1. Copies of the indictment will not be made available at this time in line with Crown Office policy and practice.

2. Editors will note that these proceedings are active within the meaning of the Contempt of Court Act 1981.

News Release: 1967/98
30 September, 1998