A police officer who drove off after a car crash leaving two women and a child injured has been told he can keep his job, it emerged today.
Pc Tariq Mahmood of Greater Manchester Police, who was driving without insurance, tried to persuade his girlfriend and sister to lie for him in an attempt to cover his tracks.
At a hearing at Bolton Magistrates’ Court in March, the 30-year-old officer was fined £200 for failing to stop, £200 for driving without insurance and £175 for not reporting the accident.
He was banned from driving for a year.
Pc Mahmood blamed his behaviour on the trauma he suffered after the murder of his mother more than three years before the crash.
Must have kept him on for his batting.
Strangely, a few people seem a bit miffed by the decision.
And via Dhimmi Watch, a fascinating discussion at Muslim News on British identity.
Guardianistas seem pretty thin on the ground round these parts.
Dr Navidul Haq Khan, what alot of rubbish!! i shall remind u what being a British means...
1 Personal Freedom e.g Muslim girls should be free to date or marry non-Muslims?
2 Freedom of Expression-the Western media should be free to slander the Prophet (saw)
3 Sexual Freedom- Muslim youth should be free to express their sexuality anyway they choose?..& Muslim men should be free to commit adultery with women who consent?
Who can say there is no conflict with being British and Muslim??
Ramzan Haneef, Dundee, United Kingdom
aslam i am only muslim born in britain not a british muslim and i only go by the sharia not by the so called freedom that democrcy says aslam naveed
naveed, glasgow, United Kingdom
But you've got to have some sympathy with this guy's views (apart from the fish and chip bit of course. And if the Stag's Head serves the best beer in the world).
IF A BAG OF FISH&CHIPS A NIGHT AT THE STAGS HEAD CORANATION STREET & EASTENDERS PROMSCUITY,YOB CULTURE,CHILDREN NOT KNOWING WHO THERE FATHERS ARE, A SOCIETY DRIVEN BY BOOZE.FAGS& ECSTASY THEN I THANK THE CREATOR OF THE HEAVENS& THE EARTH THAT IM NOT BRITISH BUT MUSLIM.
muhammed, bolton, United Kingdom
I don't know if the Guardianistas realise they're filling Britain with several million Theodore Dalrymples.
9 hours ago