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Councillor Jahangir Akhtar has tonight stepped down from his role as Deputy Leader of Rotherham Council and as Vice Chair of the Police and Crime Panel, Rotherham Council has announced.
The council has also referred allegations made in The Times newspaper today, relating to Coun Akhtar, to South Yorkshire Police.
A council spokesman said it would be for the police ‘to consider if any criminal offence has been committed and to undertake any appropriate criminal investigation’.
Mr Akhtar said his resignation was ‘temporary’. Read on…
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