Babar Ahmad’s Ordeal

Robert Verkaik in the Observer, ‘In his first interview since his return to the UK eight months ago, Ahmad, from south London, has told the Observer that he wants the police to apologise for the abuse he suffered . . . He was forced on to the floor and cuffed. “They twisted the handcuffs until I cried out in pain. Two of the officers punched me repeatedly on the head, face, ears and back. On two occasions the officers sexually abused me by tugging at and fondling my genitals. And then the officers stamped on my bare feet with their boots.” During the attack, the officers mocked Ahmad’s religious beliefs. After placing him in a Muslim prayer position, one officer sarcastically asked: “Where is your god now?” click here.