Dudley imam who abused young girls at mosque flees to Bangladesh
A religious teacher found guilty of abusing two girls at a Dudley mosque is believed to have fled to Bangladesh before he could be sentenced.
Hifiz Rahman was convicted last week of assaulting the girls while practising as an Imam at Queens Cross Mosque during the 1980s.
The 57-year-old had been convicted in his absence after claiming to be too ill to attend the hearing at Wolverhampton Crown Court on Friday, October 7.
Rahman, of Ballard Road in Netherton, had been on conditional bail following the week-long trial and was due to be sentenced at a later date.
But police now believe he fled... read more
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