Guilty: Bradford free school trio face jail over £150,000 fraud

THE founder of a Bradford flagship free school and two staff members have been warned they could be jailed after being found guilty of fraudulently obtaining around £150,000 from government grants.

Sajid Hussain Raza, 43, Shabana Hussain, 40, and Daud Khan, 44, were convicted by a jury at Leeds Crown Court of making payments into their own bank accounts from Department for Education grants given to help set up the Kings Science Academy in Bradford in 2011.

Read on… http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/crime/guilty-bradford-free-school-trio-face-jail-over-150-000-fraud-1-8044084

Bradford Kings Science academy staff convicted of fraud

The founder of a flagship free school and two members of staff have been found guilty of defrauding the government out of £150,000.

Sajid Raza, 43, Shabana Hussain, 40, and Daud Khan, 44, made payments from Department for Education grants into their own bank accounts.

The grants were given to set up Kings Science Academy in Bradford in 2011. It opened in 2012.

The three were found guilty at Leeds Crown Court following a six-week trial.

Read on… http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leeds-36943526

I’ll report you to Michael Gove, crooked Bradford head threatened inspectors

THE founder of a Bradford flagship free school and two staff members have been warned they could be jailed after being found guilty of fraudulently obtaining around £150,000 from government grants.

Sajid Hussain Raza, 43, Shabana Hussain, 40, and Daud Khan, 44, were convicted by a jury at Leeds Crown Court of making payments into their own bank accounts from Department for Education grants given to help set up the Kings Science Academy in Bradford in 2011.

Read on… http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/crime/i-ll-report-you-to-michael-gove-crooked-bradford-head-threatened-inspectors-1-8044084

School for scandal: Bradford ‘academy’ that ticked all the right boxes

WHEN IT first opened just under five years ago the Kings Science Academy was one of the flagship projects of the new coalition Government’s education reforms.

In its first year the free school in Bradford was visited by the then Prime Minister David Cameron who sent a signed note to the head Sajid Hussain Raza saying how impressed he had been.

Read on… http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/education/school-for-scandal-bradford-academy-that-ticked-all-the-right-boxes-1-8044599

3 thoughts on “Guilty: Bradford free school trio face jail over £150,000 fraud

  1. Pingback: Five years’ jail for corrupt head of Bradford free school praised by David Cameron | Rotherham Politics

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