Nelson boxer pleads guilty to sex charge

Guilty plea: Atif Mushtaq
Guilty plea: Atif Mushtaq

Boxer Atif Mushtaq (26), of Hendon Road, Nelson, will appear before Burnley Crown Court for sentencing on November 27th after pleading guilty to engaging in penetrative sex with a 14-year-old girl.

He has also admitted intending to pervert the course of public justice by telling the girl to tell police she had told him she was 18 years old.

Mushtaq was remanded in custody.