Mohammad (Oscar) Asghar MS

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has spoken following the sudden passing of Mohammad (Oscar) Asghar MS.

He said: “I was greatly saddened to hear of the passing of Mohammad (Oscar) Asghar MS this week.

“Oscar was the first ethnic monitory member of the Senedd and I worked closely with him for many years, first in my role as Assembly Member for Caerphilly and since as Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent.

“He was someone who cared deeply about his community and was working with me on building greater community cohesion in Newport.

“My thoughts are with his family during this sad time.”