Monday, 13 April 2015

Bradford East candidate Owais Rajput assaulted at hustings

UKIP's Bradford East parliamentary candidate, Owais Rajput, was assaulted at a hustings at Bradford Cathedral last night.

Owais Rajput was at the hustings to support Harry Boota, UKIP's candidate for the neighbouring Bradford West constituency. He was verbally abused and then physically assaulted. Rumours have been circulating on social media that the attacker was from the Respect Party but an eyewitness has identified him as a Labour Party activist.