LONDON: British Metropolitan Police charged Mazhar Mahmood and Alan Smith for perversion of the course justice on Tues.
Deputy Head of Special Crime at the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), Nick Vamos same, “The cps has nowadays, Tues 29 Sept, charged Mazhar Mahmood and Alan Smith with conspiring to pervert the course of justice when a full file of proof was submitted by the Metropolitan Police on five June this year.”
In light of all the proof against the suspect, the cps set that there’s sufficient proof for a practical prospect of conviction which it’s within the public interest to charge each men.
Accused Alan Smith in agreement with Mazhar Mahmood to alter his statement given to police as a part of a trial in July 2014, and in light of the modified statement, Mahmood then misled the court.
Mahmood offered a British pop star that he would get her a job in Bollywood and offered the star cocain, and so later misled the court. when proceedings that spanned over a year, Mahmood has currently been charged.
“Mazher Mahmood and Alan Smith can seem at City of Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 30 October.” Vamos aforesaid.
“After rigorously considering all of the proof the cps has set that there’s sufficient proof for a practical prospect of conviction and it’s within the public interest to charge each men. This call comes when it absolutely was alleged that man Smith in agreement with man Mahmood to alter his statement to police as a part of a trial in July 2014, which man Mahmood then misled the court.
“May I inform all involved that each man Mahmood and mister Smith have a right to a good trial. it’s very vital that there ought to be no coverage, comment or sharing of data on-line that might in any means prejudice these proceedings. For these reasons, it’d be inappropriate for to any extent further comment.”
In 2014, a BBC documentary exposed Mazhar Mahmood because the ‘Fake Sheikh’ who treed Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Muhammad Amer and Muhamamd Asif in spot fixing.
He has exposed varied alleged crimes and wrongdoings, usually by move as a ‘Sheikh’, targeting royals, sports stars, politicians and celebrities.
Mahmood additionally tried to destroy Pakistani cricket by encouraging criminalness.
Mazhar Mahmood was exposed during a BBC documentary, despite an 11th hour arrange to block the broadcaster from showing his image however the BBC won the legal battle.
In the programme it absolutely was disclosed that Mazhar Mahmood tricked individuals into committing crimes for his stories, as well as Pakistani cricket stars.
BBC in its documentary says that it exposed ‘Fake Sheikh’ by showing his pictures to form it tougher for him to entrap individuals within the future.