UK lawmaker accused of sexual assault: Reports

Last Updated: Friday, June 10, 2011 - 13:26

London: British media say a Conservative Party lawmaker has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 29-year-old woman.

Police said a 46-year-old man was arrested early Thursday. The man has not been charged and was released on bail.

Police refused to name the suspect but it was widely reported in British media that the man is a member of Parliament from Prime Minister David Cameron`s Conservative Party.
A Conservative spokesman declined to confirm if a member of party had been arrested, saying it was a matter for the police.

Bureau Report

First Published: Friday, June 10, 2011 - 13:26
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