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British Lawmaker Arrested After Rape Allegation: Report

Late on Saturday, the police stated the lawmaker had been launched on bail (Representational)

London:

An unnamed British lawmaker and former minister was arrested on Saturday after police acquired allegations of rape, sexual assault and coercive management, the Sunday Times reported.

A lady in her twenties reported to police she had been assaulted and compelled to have intercourse, the newspaper reported. The girl was a former parliamentary worker, it stated.

London’s Metropolitan Police stated it had acquired on Friday allegations referring to 4 separate incidents between July 2019 and January 2020.

“A man in his 50s was arrested on Saturday, 1 August on suspicion of rape,” the police assertion stated.

Late on Saturday, the police stated 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 affirm any additional particulars in regards to the man’s identification or occupation.

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