An unnamed British lawmaker and former minister has been arrested on accusations of rape, sexual assault and coercive management.
According to the Sunday Times, a girl in her twenties reported to police she had been assaulted and compelled to have sex. The girl 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.
The man in his 50s was arrested on Saturday, 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 in regards to the man’s identification or occupation.