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Lutfur Rahman asks for trial by jury, receives unanimous backing from Tower Hamlets residents

By on May 19, 2017 in Lutfur Rahman with 0 Comments
Lutfur Rahman asks for trial by jury, receives unanimous backing from Tower Hamlets residents

During a two-day hearing at the Royal Courts of Justice this week ex-Mayor Lutfur Rahman attempted once again to have the judgement that he was guilty of corrupt electoral practise overturned.Rahman’s legal representatives were asking the High Court for permission to seek a ‘judicial review’ of the original verdict.A judicial review is essentially a legal challenge […]

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Lutfur Rahman’s judicial review at Royal Courts of Justice today

By on May 17, 2017 in Lutfur Rahman with 0 Comments
Lutfur Rahman’s judicial review at Royal Courts of Justice today

It never ends, does it? Seems the corruptly-elected former Mayor Lutfur Rahman is back in court again today trying to overturn the original verdict of the Election Court which found him to be, well, corruptly elected.Here is the listing one of our eagle-eyed correspondents spotted on the Royal Courts of Justice Cause List.COURT 1 Before LORD […]

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Lutfur Rahman out on #GE2017 campaign trail with Oliur Rahman

Lutfur Rahman out on #GE2017 campaign trail with Oliur Rahman

Lutfur Rahman, corruptly elected ex-Mayor of Tower Hamlets, has been out and about helping his chum Oliur Rahman  the Independent Party prospective parliamentary candidate for Poplar & Limehouse campaigning.As President Donald Trump would say this is a “very, very smart move” by Oliur Rahman as enlisting Lutfur Rahman to campaign on his behalf testifies to the […]

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New Met criminal investigation into Tower Hamlets corruption underway

New Met criminal investigation into Tower Hamlets corruption underway

Travel agents across Tower Hamlets may have experienced a sudden surge in demand for quick getaways today following the news that ‘Operation Lynemouth’, a new criminal investigation by the Metropolitan Police into allegations of criminal activity in Tower Hamlets, is underwayThe move comes after the request by the GLA Police & Crime Committee to Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary […]

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Lutfur Rahman’s 2018 Mayoral campaign continues unchecked

By on March 27, 2017 in Elections 2018, Lutfur Rahman with 0 Comments
Lutfur Rahman’s 2018 Mayoral campaign continues unchecked

Lutfur Rahman is still thumbing his nose at the authorities as his campaign to get back in power – if not in office – continues irrespective of his failed attempt to register ‘Tower Hamlets Together’ as a political party.Those familiar with the details of the ex-Mayor’s campaign, speaking to LW on condition of anonymity, said that Rahman has […]

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