A man has been found guilty of harassing Jewish passangers on a train in London

An 18-year-old has been found guilty of racially harassing Jewish train passengers on their way home from a march against antisemitism in central London.

Ilham Ahmed, from Hendon, was filmed on a Thameslink train from West Hampstead to Mill Hill Broadway confronting a large group of Jewish people on their way home from the rally, threatening to “smack you across the head” and calling them “a bunch of killers, a bunch of child-molesters”.

Following appeals to the public for evidence by British Transport Police, the case was heard at Highbury Magistrates’ Court.

Ahmed, who had pleaded not guilty, was ordered to pay a fine of £250 plus a surcharge of £26 as well as covering the £625 costs for the Crown Prosecution Service.

Ahmed now has a criminal record for both offences.

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