The former council leader of Thanet District Council - Sandy Ezekiel, has been found guilty of misconduct in public office. He has been found guilty on four counts of misconduct in public office. The charges relate to a council property in Margate, Kent.
In the same hearing at Maidstone Crown Court Philip Emanuel, aged sixty-four, has been found guilty of aiding and abetting him.
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