Nazir Ahmed, Baron Ahmed ( 24 April 1957) is a member of the British House of Lords. He was appointed on the recommendation of Prime Minister Tony Blair in 1998. Many of his political activities relate to the Muslim community both in the UK and abroad.
A member of the House of Lords has been charged with two counts of attempting to rape a girl. Former Labour peer Lord Ahmed of Rotherham, 61, is also charged with indecent assault of a boy under 13. Prosecutors allege the offences took place between 1971 and 1974, when Lord Ahmed would have been aged between 14 and 17. Two other men, Mohammed Farouq, 68, and Mohammed Tariq, 63, both from Rotherham, have also been charged.
A member of the House of Lords has been accused of exploiting his position to pursue sex with vulnerable women who asked him for help, Newsnight reveals. One woman said Lord Nazir Ahmed of Rotherham "took advantage" and began a sexual relationship with her after she approached him for assistance.
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