BREAKING NEWS: Former council leader jailed for 18 months

Former council leader Sandy Ezekiel has been sentenced to 18 months in jail after being found guilty of four counts of misconduct in a public office.

Ezekiel, who was in charge of Thanet District Council, was accused of dishonestly buying a council house.

In the same hearing at Maidstone Crown Court, Philip Emanuel, 64, was sentenced to 12 months suspended for two years for aiding and abetting him.


Former council leader jailed

The former council leader of Thanet District Council, Sandy Ezekiel, has been found guilty of misconduct in public office.