Monday, July 25, 2016

Lord Janner abuse allegations: Police watchdog serves notices on 11 people

Eleven people, believed to include police officers, are under investigation over their handling of allegations against Lord Janner.

The peer, who died in December, was accused of sex offences against boys, over a 20-year period from the 1960s.

The IPCC said it had served "criminal and gross misconduct notices on 11 individuals" as part of its inquiry into Leicestershire Police.

Lord Janner's family have always denied the allegations.

The IPCC (Independent Police Complaints Commission) will examine how the force dealt with allegations of sexual abuse by the late peer and other people which were made in 1991, 2001 and 2006.  (more...)

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