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Conservative Member of Parliament Imran Khan has been found guilty of assaulting a 15-year-old boy.

The MP for Wakefield, the seat’s first Tory MP since 1931, had denied groping the teenager at a property in Staffordshire in 2008. But Southwark Crown Court heard the 48-year-old Yorkshireman forced the boy, now 29, to drink gin and watch pornography.

Prosecutor Sean Larkin QC told jurors Khan had gone to the youngster’s bedroom and “reached in and touched his legs, reaching for, or actually touching, his groin”.

The Judge, Mr Justice Baker, is to sentence Khan at a date to be fixed. If Khan is handed more than one year in prison, he will be thrown out of the House of Commons. If he is not, a recall petition could be launched requiring 10 per cent of constituents to sign it to remove him from office. Khan may choose to resign, with Labour calling for the West Yorkshire seat to “get the representation they deserve”.

Either scenario would prompt a by-election in his “Red Wall” constituency, which has a majority of just 3,358 votes. It is likely to be billed as another electoral test for Boris Johnson’s increasingly fraught premiership.