Court date for former Awema charity boss Naz Malik
The former chief executive of a defunct charity wound up following allegations of mismanagement is to appear in court.
The Crown Prosecution Service said it had reviewed evidence concerning Naz Malik, who was head of the All Wales Ethnic Minority Association, based on Swansea’s Kingsway, and concluded there was a case be heard.
Catrin Attwell, senior prosecutor for the Crown Prosecution Service Wales Complex Casework Unit, said: “The Crown Prosecution Service has provided early advice and guidance to South Wales Police as their investigation into alleged offences committed by personnel connected to the All Wales Ethnic Minority Association has developed.
“I have now completed a formal review of the evidence gathered by the police, in accordance with the code for Crown prosecutors.
“My conclusion is that there is sufficient evidence and it is in the public interest to charge Naz Malik with offences of theft and fraud by false representation”.
Detective Inspector Dave Runnalls of South Wales Police economic crime unit said a summons would be issued against Naz Malik, and he would be charged when he attends court.
A date and venue have yet to be confirmed.