A pensioner found guilty of a sexual assault on London Undetrground on Valentine’s Day has been put on the sex offenders register for seven years. 68-year-old Mohammed Karim from Hendon was also banned from using the Tube for two years.
Mohammed Karim was travelling on the Piccadilly Line when police in plain clothes saw him acting suspiciously. At Green Park, he moved behind a 27-year-old female passenger and inappropriately touched her.
Speaking after sentencing, PC Alban Barnes, the investigating officer, said: “This was an intimidating and very upsetting experience for the victim and I’d like to commend her for assisting officers at every stage, which was vital to securing the conviction of Mohammed Karim.”