Nigel Farage faces Ofcom investigation after calling Sweden ‘the rape capital of Europe’

Nigel Farage faces Ofcom investigation after calling Sweden ‘the rape capital of Europe’ during radio show – [thesun.co.uk] – Ofcom is now assessing comments he made on the show about the refugee crisis, when he referred to Sweden as “the rape capital of Europe”. His remarks, which were made on February 20 and went unchallenged, sparked nine complaints. An Ofcom statement said: “We are investigating whether comments made in this programme were materially misleading.” Farage has responded, saying: “My reference to Sweden being the rape capital of Europe, can be backed up with statistical proofs from the UN, and the European Agency for Fundamental Rights.” The MEP landed the job after having been by tipped by Donald Trump as a potential ambassador to Washington.

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