- javed Javed made false claims about worshippers at the Madina Mosque, Cardiff
- He spread lies after he was sacked as treasurer following a row with members
- In January 2017, he was given a order banning him from making the posts
- He carried on spreading the lies was given eight month suspended sentence
Javed Javed, 65, made false claims that four worshippers at the Madina Mosque in Cardiff were paedophiles. Pictured: Leaving Cardiff Crown Court today
A sacked mosque official who set up a rogue website to wrongly accuse other Muslim worshippers of being paedophiles has managed to avoid jail.
Javed Javed made false claims about four men at the Madina mosque in Cardiff, linking them with child abuse and picturing them next to 'offensive' images such as pigs and alcohol.
The 65-year-old was sacked as treasurer of the mosque after a row with members, a court heard.
He then started using a website to upload 'derogatory' posts about the men.
In January 2017, Javed was given a restraining order banning him from making the posts, which he ignored.
He then set up another website where he accused the Mosque of harbouring paedophiles.
Prosecutor Peter Donnison said: 'He said members were paedophiles and involved in child sex offenses.
'He said individuals were having affairs with other members of the community, and the mosque harboured individuals associated with these activities.
'He also posted grossly offensive images including pictures of pigs and alcohol alongside members of the community.
'The victims found the images disturbing and said they were disgusted.'
His victims told Cardiff Crown court they lived in fear because of the false accusations leveled against them by Javed.
One victim said: 'I am concerned about going out in public because I'm aware people may have seen the website and believed his lies.'
Another said: 'I'm angry and disgusted Javed breached these order. Despite the hurt he caused we saw fit to forgive him and allow him to get his life straight.
'Nothing he said is true but I find myself being degraded by others on social media. It's had a detrimental effect on my social life.
'It's having an effect on my family and causes arguments because they want this to stop.'
Javed Javed, 65, made bogus sex claims about four men at the mosque - by linking them with child abuse and picturing them next to "offensive" images such as pigs and alcohol
One official at the mosque told the court: 'The impact it's had has been distressing and caused anger at the mosque.'
Neil Treharne, defending, said: 'He apologises for the upset he has caused. He will not be posting such things again.'
He told the court that Javed was 'broke' having recently been made homeless and was 'extremely ill' a stroke and kidney failure.
Giving his ruling, Jeremy Jenkins QC said Javed had caused 'considerable anxiety' to his victims.
He said: 'Each of these gentlemen acted with dignity and restraint despite the fact they must have been hurt by the things you posted.'
Javed, of Pontprennau, Cardiff, admitted six counts of acting in breach of a restraining order, was given an eight month suspended sentence and ordered to pay a £140 surcharge.