03 June 2015

JAILED: Father racially abused teachers and assaulted headteacher in religious row over beards

.... Mohammad Liaqat became incensed after two Muslim 14-year-old students were banned from lessons at Mount Carmel RC High in Accrington for refusing to shave off their beards, even though he was not directly affected by the case.

The 34-year-old launched a ‘racist tirade’ on staff at Mount Carmel, where one of his children attends, Burnley Crown Court heard.

Liaqat was ordered to stay away from the Wordsworth Road school, which employs workers from across East Lancashire, after being arrested over the incident.

But the court was told he turned up later at St Oswald’s RC Primary, where another of his children was a pupil, and embarked on another racist rant. [Lancashire Telegraph] Read more