Police Reports Suggest Dem IT Scandal Ringleader Abused Several Muslim Immigrant Women
If you thought the Democrat IT scandal couldn't possibly get any crazier, think again. Because now it has been revealed that Imran Awan, the ringleader of the Pakistani clan under criminal investigation for allegedly stealing equipment and data from Congress, allegedly also beat Muslim immigrant women in his spare time.
Police reports obtained by The Daily Caller show that several woman outside of Awan's marriage to Hina Alvi have contacted law enforcement to report various forms of abuse at his hands, including battery, wiretapping, and threatening family members of one of the women.
In a recent piece designed to minimize the scandal, the Washington Post reported that the indicted former IT aide was popular with House Democrats because he was "charismatic and accommodating." That may be so, but he also apparently had a dark and sinister side.
According to the police reports, he "bloodied" one girlfriend and treated another one like his personal slave. He allegedly intimidated his stepmother by telling her that he had the power to have people kidnapped back home in Pakistan.
Officers found one of the women bloodied and she told them she “just wanted to leave,” while the second said she felt like a “slave,” according to Fairfax County Police reports obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group. A third woman claime d she was being kept “in captivity.”
The third woman is Awan’s stepmother, Samina Gilani, who said in court documents that Awan invoked his authority as a congressional employee to intimidate immigrant women, in part by telling them he had the power to have people kidnapped.
All but two of the nearly two dozen Democratic women Awan worked for in the House declined to comment on the police reports.
[Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz] the former Democratic National Committee chairwoman, refused to fire Awan for months after his Feb. 2, 2017 banishment from the House computer network due to his being a suspect in a criminal investigation by the FBI and U.S. Capitol Police into a major cybersecurity breach.
Wasserman Schultz, in fact, went out of her way to make sure Awan could remain employed after he was barred from computer networks at the House of Representatives. As the Sun-Sentinel reported in July, she developed a job description that allowed him "to continue to do work … until such time as there were other charges brought or we had some evidence that there was something that was produced that warranted further action.”
She finally fired him on July 25 after he was arrested at Washington's Dulles International Airport trying to leave the country for Pakistan.
“The right-wing media circus fringe has immediately focused not on this run-of-the-mill investigation just reporting the facts, but jumped to outrageous, egregious conclusions that they were trying to, that they have ties to terrorists and that they were stealing data,” she said.