Dipu Ahad claimed he was seeking justice for his victim but was found to be behind the harassment.
A former councillor who stalked a woman when she turned to him for help after being harassed by her ex-partner has been jailed for 14 months.
Dipu Ahad, who served on Newcastle City Council, targeted his victim with online messages and fake accounts while pretending to support her.
The 41-year-old, of IIfracombe Avenue in the city, carried out the “sinister” campaign over five months in 2019.
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