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Policeman Sued His Force Over Epic Beard

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Police officer Javid Iqbal, 38, of Bedforshire, England, doesn’t just have any beard. No sir – he has what can truly called an "epic beard."

Daily Mail (yes, I know how you guys feel about this newspaper, but they always come up with the most interesting stories …) has more on Javid’s travail and lawsuit involving said epic beard:

A Muslim police officer claims he was forced out of his job by colleagues who made fun of his beard and called him a ‘f***ing Paki’.

PC Javid Iqbal, 38, said white officers openly discussed in front of him how they were ‘ better’ than their ethnic-minority colleagues. [...]

Mr Iqbal says he was sacked after fellow-officers in Luton launched a ’smear and witch-hunt campaign’ during which they lodged a string of complaints about his performance.

He is taking the Bedfordshire force to an employment tribunal claiming he is the victim of racial and religious discrimination and unfair dismissal.

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