Dean Kershaw Defends Election Fraud Case

Thu, 02 Sep 2010

Councillor cleared of fraud will quit role
 
A Conservative councillor has been cleared of allegations of electoral fraud – but announced he intends to quit after serving his term.
 
Mohammed Munir, aged 58, of Thorpe Road, Walsall, claimed he had “suffered” since being accused of forging signatures on 11 voting applications ahead of the 2008 council elections.
 
The councillor for Palfrey ward in Walsall was found not guilty of 11 charges of electoral fraud yesterday at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court after a two-day trial.
 
 
Walsall councillor Mohammed Munir appears in court on electoral fraud charges
 
A MIDLAND councillor’s fingerprints were found on 11 electoral roll applications which were delivered to non-existent residents, a court heard.
 
Mohammed Munir, aged 57, a Conservative member of Walsall Council, appeared before Birmingham Magistrates’ Court facing 11 counts of electoral fraud in the 2008 local elections.
 
 
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