Azeem Rafiq accused of sending ‘creepy’ messages to teenage woman

Azeem Rafiq has been accused of sending “creepy” messages to a teenage woman.

The Yorkshire Put up mentioned it had obtained screenshots of WhatsApp messages from a quantity belonging to Rafiq, which had been despatched to Gayathri Ajith in December 2015.

Ajith informed the newspaper that was three months after she had met Rafiq on a flight from Manchester to Dubai, when she was 16.

A spokesman for Rafiq mentioned: “This was put to us late on a Friday night. We have to look into this, so can not remark additional for now.”

Ajith mentioned she had informed Rafiq she was 17 to “appear a bit older” and agreed to have a vodka-coke with him on the airplane however turned down an invite to have dinner with him in Dubai.

The Yorkshire Put up mentioned the screenshots of the later messages learn, “u know what I needed to do on the airplane?”, and, “I wish to seize you push u up towards wall and kiss you”.

The newspaper mentioned her reply learn, “do you realise that I’m solely 17?”, to which she obtained the response, “Does tht imply it not allowed to wish to kiss me”, and, “Wud u have let me kiss u?”.

Ajith, who’s now 22 and lives in Yorkshire, was mentioned to have branded his message “creepy” and to have requested: “How do I do know that you simply’re no [sic] some absolute pervert?”

She informed the Yorkshire Put up: “I used to be simply type of shocked by the crudity of these messages. They had been simply so vulgar.”

The accusation got here on the finish of per week wherein Rafiq gave harrowing testimony on the Homes of Parliament concerning the racist abuse he suffered whereas enjoying for Yorkshire.

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