Corrie actor in hate crime probe over Kashmir tweets


Sacked Coronation Street actor Marc Anwar will face a police hate crime investigation over the controversial comments he made about Indians on Twitter. Screenshots of the Pakistani-born actor’s Twitter account, in which he described Indians as “b*****ds” and “p**s-drinking c****” and lashed out at the ongoing violence in Kashmir claiming “Indians killing our Kashmir brothers and sisters”, were published in a Sunday newspaper. A spokesman for Greater Manchester police said: “On Sunday 25 September 2016, police received a report of a hate crime. Police have launched an investigation and inquiries are ongoing.” On Monday (September 26), Anwar apologised for what…

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