A Tory MP faces trial accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy in 2008.

Imran Ahmad Khan, 47, the Conservative MP for Wakefield, West Yorkshire, is alleged to have groped the teenager in Staffordshire.

Ahmad Khan, who was elected at the 2019 general election, appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Thursday by video link from his lawyers’ office.

He can be named after reporting restrictions were lifted on Friday.

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