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Boris Johnson latest information: Unnamed Tory MP arrested on suspicion of rape

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A Tory MP has been arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual assault over allegations that date from between 2002 and 2009, the Metropolitan Police stated.

The unnamed MP, who’s in his fifties, has been requested by his get together’s whips to not attend parliament whereas a police investigation is ongoing.

The arrest comes simply weeks after Westminster was rocked by one other spherical of “Pestminster” allegations in opposition to sitting MPs. They led to the resignation of one Tory MP, Neil Parish, after he admitted he had watched pornography within the Commons chamber.

Meanwhile, prime minister Boris Johnson has been underneath intense strain to publish the authorized foundation for plans to override the Northern Ireland protocol, because the EU raised the spectre of an all-out commerce battle by warning it was able to retaliate.

Foreign secretary Liz Truss on Tuesday introduced the federal government will deliver laws to unilaterally ditch the protocol, regardless of a plea from the Bank of England to keep away from a harmful commerce battle.

Vice-president of the bloc Maroš Šefčovič responded saying he had “significant concerns” in regards to the plan and warned that “unilateral actions are not acceptable”.

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Conservative MP held on suspicion of rape

A Tory MP in his fifties has been arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual assault over allegations that date from 2002 to 2009, the metropolitan police stated.

The unnamed MP has been requested by his get together’s whips to not attend parliament whereas a police investigation is ongoing.

“In January 2020, the Met received a report relating to alleged sexual offences having been committed between 2002 and 2009. The offences are alleged to have occurred in London. An investigation is ongoing, led by officers from Central Specialist Crime,” a spokesperson for the police stated.

“A man, aged in his fifties, was arrested on suspicion of indecent assault, sexual assault, rape, abuse of position of trust, and misconduct in public office. He remains in custody.”

Alisha Rahaman Sarkar18 May 2022 05:26

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