No charges to be brought against far right group that ‘invaded’ Bradford mosques, prosecutors reveal

CRIMINAL charges will not be brought against a controversial far right group that “invaded” mosques in Bradford last year, the Crown Prosecution Service has revealed.

On May 10, members of Britain First entered numerous mosques in Bradford, handing out British army bibles and urging worshippers to convert to Christianity.

They also made an uninvited visit to the home of then Bradford Mayor Councillor Khadim Hussain to discuss the issue of Asian grooming gangs and visited a local branch of Subway that serves halal meat.

West Yorkshire Police received several complaints about the incidents, but after “lengthy consideration” the police and Crown Prosecution Service now say there is “insufficient evidence” to pursue a prosecution.

Chris Hartley, Senior District Crown Prosecutor, CPS Yorkshire and Humberside told the Telegraph & Argus: “We have liaised closely with West Yorkshire Police on this matter, and a range of potential charges were considered.

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