Labour peer suspended

South Yorkshire peer Lord Ahmed has been suspended by the party over claims he offered a £10m bounty on US President Barack Obama

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Labour party statement about Lord Ahmed

The Labour party have issued the statement below regarding the suspension of Lord Ahmed

We have suspended Lord Ahmed pending an investigation.

"If these comments are accurate we utterly condemn these remarks which are

totally unacceptable. The international community is rightly doing all in

its power to seek justice for the victims of the Mumbai bombings and halt

terrorism."

– Labour Party spokesman
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  • Lord Ahmed suspended

    South Yorkshire peer Lord Ahmed has been suspended by the party over allegations he offered a £10m bounty on US President Barack Obama.