The appointment of a former mayor, who acted as a character reference for a convicted sex offender in court, as chairman of Slough Borough Council’s (SBC) standards panel has been labelled a ‘slap in the face’.
Cllr Shafiq Chaudhry (Lab, Central) was made chairman of the council’s audit and corporate governance committee at the council’s annual meeting last month.
A 53-year-old woman who is serving a prison sentence for stealing money from a Slough-based charity has now been ordered to pay back more than £40,000.
Karen Muhammad of Windmill Road, Slough, was given a confiscation order at Reading Crown Court on Friday, June 23.
Two more men have been arrested as part of an investigation into the supply of firearms which has seized a total of 89 guns.
At about 5pm on Monday, officers stopped a white van in a pub car park in Iver.
A man has suffered serious burns after a bottle of drain cleaner was thrown at him in Slough.
The 23-year-old victim was assaulted by another man and South Central Ambulance Service was called to a property in Myrtle Crescent at about 7.20pm on Saturday.
Police officers searched an address in Iver as part of an operation which seized 79 guns this weekend.
A joint investigation between the National Crime Agency (NCA) and the Metropolitan Police Service found an importation of firearms was imminent.
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