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UK police bail tabloid staff in bribery probe

Four current and former staff of the Rupert Murdoch-owned Sun were detained on Saturday.



London: Police say four senior tabloid journalists and a policeman arrested on suspicion of bribery have been released on bail.

Four current and former staff of the Rupert Murdoch-owned Sun were detained on Saturday, along with a serving officer of London`s Metropolitan Police.

The journalists are former Sun managing editor Graham Dudman, former deputy editor Fergus Shanahan, current head of news Chris Pharo and crime editor Mike Sullivan.

The investigation into whether reporters illegally paid police for information is running parallel to a police inquiry into phone hacking by Murdoch`s now-defunct News of the World.

Police said on Sunday that the suspects had been released on bail pending further inquiries.

Murdoch`s News Corp says it is cooperating with police.

Bureau Report

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