Malik Yasser Akram, 38, Followed Girl into College Classroom for Her Phone Number Is Jailed in Blackburn

Malik Yasser Akram, 38, St James’s Road, Blackburn who followed a girl into her college classroom and pestered her for her phone number has been jailed.

Malik Yasser Akram, 38, Followed Girl into College Classroom for Her Phone Number Is Jailed in Blackburn

Malik Yasser Akram, 38, Followed Girl into College Classroom for Her Phone Number Is Jailed in Blackburn

Akram had followed a girl through Blackburn town centre at 11.25pm, asked for her number and kissed her shoulder had received a suspended sentence imposed on Akram in September last year.

But he carried out in breach of a suspended sentence between November 29 and December 5, with two other girls.

On November 29, a young girl was approached by Akram as she was coming home from St Mary’s College in Blackburn. She managed to return home but was disturbed by the handle of her front door being checked. She described being scared, so phoned her father.

The second victim was approached on December 5 as she walked close to Blackburn College. Akram began chatting to her and asked if she was on a beauty course. When she told him no he said she was beautiful and asked for her phone number.”

Akram persisted with his requests for the girl’s number, asking her to write it down. She returned to the

college but the defendant followed her into the building. He asked the victim what her parents would say if they knew she had been with an older man, and asked her for a hug.

Akram was sentenced to nine months in prison for two counts of harassment. He was also handed a five-year restraining order preventing him from going within 10 metres of both colleges.