Briton arrested in Bangladesh child sex abuse case

Last Updated: Saturday, September 10, 2011 - 19:54

Sylhet: Police say a British
man who traveled frequently to Bangladesh is being questioned
here on charges he sexually abused an 11-year-old boy.

Peter Allision of Bow, east London, was arrested at a
hotel in Sylhet city Wednesday and a court gave police three
days to question him.

The 56-year-old has denied the charges.
City Metropolitan Police Commissioner Amullya Bhushan Barua
would not give details of the police questioning that was to
end Saturday.

Barua told a news agency on Saturday that Allison
claimed he was working on a documentary about children from
poor families but he had no major film-making equipment at the
hotel where was arrested.

Sylhet city is 190 kilometers northeast of the capital,
Dhaka.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, September 10, 2011 - 19:54

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