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Conservative MP arrested on suspicion of rape Yorkshire News

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The unnamed man was also arrested on allegations of abuse of a position of trust and misconduct in public office, according to a Scotland Yard statement.

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A statement from the whip office read: “The head whip has requested that the MP in question not attend the MP estate while an investigation is underway.

“Until the investigation is concluded, we will not comment further.”

The Metropolitan Police said: “In January 2020, the Met received a report relating to alleged sexual offenses committed between 2002 and 2009. The offenses are alleged to have occurred in London.

“An investigation is underway, led by officers from the Central Crime Specialist.

“A man, in his 50s, was arrested on suspicion of indecent assault, sexual assault, rape, abuse of position of trust and misconduct in public office.

“He remains in custody.”

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Source: www.yorkshirepost.co.uk
This notice was published: 2022-05-17 17:14:55

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