A Mark Francois is said to be Arrested on suspicion of r*pe and assault case spanning for seven years.
The unnamed politician is still under custody for allegations of s*xual offences between 2002 and 2009 confirmed Scotland Yard.
The MP has also been asked from prohibiting parliament meetings during the police probe is ongoing by Tory Chief whip Chris Heaton Harris.
It is also understood that the conservatives will not make a decision on whether the suspect has the whip suspended until after the investigation is concluded.
The Metropolitan Police also said in a statement- “In January 2020, the Met received a report in relation to alleged s*xual offences have been committed between 2002 and 2009.”
“The offences are alleged for having occurred in London.”
“An investigation is still going on that are led by officers from Central Specialist Crime.”
What Scotland Yard has to say?
Scotland Yard said- “The man was arrested on suspicion of incident assault, s*xual assault, r*pe, abuse of position of trust and misconduct in public office. He is still in the custody.”
A conservative whip office spokesperson said- “The Chief Whip has asked that the MP concerned does not attend the Parliamentary Estate while an investigation is ongoing.”
Is Mark Francois Arrested?
No, Mark Francois might not be arrested. AS officials confirmed that the Tory Mp who is arrested is in the ’50s and the age of Mark Francois is 56. Also, officials have not confirmed the name.