An unnamed British lawmaker and former minister was arrested on Saturday after police obtained allegations of rape, sexual assault and coercive management, the Sunday Occasions reported.
A girl in her twenties reported to police she had been assaulted and compelled to have intercourse, the newspaper reported. The lady was a former parliamentary worker, it mentioned.
London’s Metropolitan Police mentioned it had obtained on Friday allegations referring to 4 separate incidents between July 2019 and January 2020.
“A person in his 50s was arrested on Saturday, 1 August on suspicion of rape,” the police assertion mentioned.
Late on Saturday, the police mentioned the lawmaker had been launched on bail after being held in custody in an east London police station, and that he was to return in the midst of this month.
The police didn’t verify any additional particulars concerning the man’s id or occupation.
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