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Candidate for Newham Mayor Kamran Malik jailed for six months

13:58 10 June 2014

Kamran Malik

Kamran Malik

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A candidate in last month’s election for Newham Mayor was jailed for six months on Friday for illegally providing immigration advice and services.

Kamran Malik, 47, managing director of K.M. Legal Advisory, of Romford Road, Forest Gate, who stood for Mayor and London MEP as leader of the Communities United Party, was convicted by Westminster magistrates.

Immigration Services Commisioner Suzanne McCarthy said: “We have clear standards outlining what we expect of regulated advisers. Mr Malik chose to operate outside the law.”

District Judge Ikram said Malik had “exploited the vulnerable” during the sentencing on June 5, adding: “These offences are so serious that I cannot deal with this by any other way than an immediate custodial sentence.”

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