Tory candidate shared tweet claiming Muslims 'play race card'

Exclusive: Linden Kemkaran also retweeted user who said Muslims have ‘nasty culture’Latest election news - live updatesA Conservative general election candidate shared messages on social media claiming Muslims “play the race card” and have...

Tory candidate shared tweet claiming Muslims 'play race card'

Exclusive: Linden Kemkaran also retweeted user who said Muslims have ‘nasty culture’

A Conservative general election candidate shared messages on social media claiming Muslims “play the race card” and have a “nasty culture”, in the latest escalation of concern over Islamophobia in the party.

The former BBC journalist Linden Kemkaran, who is standing for the Conservatives in Labour-held Bradford East, retweeted a user on Twitter last week who dismissed Islamophobia as nonsense – describing it as a “crock”.

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