Brierfield taxi driver accused of sex attack

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A BRIERFIELD taxi driver accused of sexual assault is set to face trial on April 16th next year.

Jamil Iqbal (37), of Humphrey Street, was due to face trial at Burnley Crown Court on Monday but the case was adjourned. He has pleaded not guilty to the offence.

Asif Javed (48), of Colne Road, Burnley, will also stand trial on the date next April charged with perverting the course of justice.