Muslim sect behind Britain’s largest mosque is rocked by rape allegations after its non secular chief ‘instructed alleged sufferer to maintain quiet’

  • A muslim sect in-built Britain’s largest mosque rocked by rape allegations
  • There are claims its non secular chief warned sufferer in opposition to involving the police
  • The 36-year-old complainant belongs to the Ahmadi sect in Morden, London










A muslim sect which constructed Britain’s largest mosque has been rocked by rape allegations involving its members and claims that its non secular chief warned the alleged sufferer in opposition to involving police.

The 36-year-old complainant belongs to the Ahmadi sect, which has 30,000 followers in Britain beneath the management of Mirza Masroor Ahmad, who has been feted by senior politicians, together with Boris Johnson and Theresa Might.

However Imam Ahmad – dubbed ‘the caliph of suburbia’ for basing the sect on the 13,000-capacity Baitul Futuh mosque in Morden, South-West London – has been accused of making an attempt to suppress the allegations after a recording of a 44-minute phone name with the alleged sufferer was posted on the web.

The 36-year-old complainant belongs to the Ahmadi sect, which has 30,000 followers in Britain under the leadership of Mirza Masroor Ahmad (pictured), who has been feted by senior politicians, including Boris Johnson and Theresa May

The 36-year-old complainant belongs to the Ahmadi sect, which has 30,000 followers in Britain beneath the management of Mirza Masroor Ahmad (pictured), who has been feted by senior politicians, together with Boris Johnson and Theresa Might

In it, the cleric seems to counsel that the lady drop allegations that she was raped and sexually assaulted by her father and three different sect members at addresses in London, Surrey, Dorset and the Pakistani metropolis of Rabwah, the group’s non secular headquarters. 

Through the name, made in July, Imam Ahmad, 71, urged the lady to not report her claims to police and wrongly says she’s going to want 4 witnesses to show a rape declare.

The alleged sufferer responds: ‘You aren’t the supreme head of the British Authorities, no British courtroom will settle for your stance.’

However she is instructed: ‘My recommendation to you is that you simply drop this case, even when one thing occurred… Even when it has, I’m positive these concerned would have requested for forgiveness already.’

Pictured: The 13,000-capacity Baitul Futuh mosque in Morden, South-West London, where the sect is based

Pictured: The 13,000-capacity Baitul Futuh mosque in Morden, South-West London, the place the sect relies

The lady later wrote on Twitter: ‘As an alternative of silencing victims, allegations of abuse ought to be correctly investigated, and perpetrators punished, not protected.’ A spokesman for the imam stated: ‘The allegation has been and continues to be taken extraordinarily significantly.

‘After his dialog with the complainant, His Holiness [Ahmad] referred the matter to the Ahmadiyya Muslim Affiliation UK for instant motion. In flip, AMA UK promptly knowledgeable the Metropolitan Police, whose investigation is ongoing. In gentle of the police involvement, we’re unable to remark additional.’

The Metropolitan Police confirmed it was investigating allegations of sexual assault between 1987 and 2012 and {that a} man had been interviewed beneath warning.

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