Saturday, June 21, 2014

Leicestershire Police raid Greville Janner's House of Lords office

From the Sunday People:
A Labour peer’s office in the House of Lords has been raided as part of a probe into historic child sex abuse allegations ....
Up to eight officers from Leicestershire Police searched Greville Janner’s space and are understood to have removed computer equipment. 
The force refused to confirm whether anything was seized but said the March raid was part of an ongoing enquiry.
The report, by Ben Endley, goes on to say:
In December, Leicestershire officers searched Lord Janner’s home in Barnet, North London. His legal team has confirmed he is helping with inquiries. 
Two men from Corby, Northamptonshire, aged 69 and 63 have also been quizzed in connection with the allegations but have not been arrested.
Later. The Evening Standard has the text of a statement from Leicestershire Police:
"Leicestershire Police can confirm that in March 2014 its officers carried out a search of part of the House of Lords in connection with an ongoing inquiry into non-recent child sexual abuse," she said. 
"A search warrant was obtained in advance from a Crown Court judge and the search was conducted in accordance with established House of Lords' procedures, and monitored by senior officials from the House of Lords. 
"No arrests or charges have been made, and inquiries continue."

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