Man Arrested On SUSPICIOUS Of Rape In a Parliament


Physinews: A 23-year-old man has been arrested on
suspicion of rape in Parliament.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said the
alleged attack occurred in the early hours of
Friday morning but stressed the suspect was
not an MP.


"Detectives from the sexual offences,
exploitation and child abuse command are
investigating an allegation of rape at the
Houses of Parliament in the early hours of
Friday, 14 October," the spokesman said.

"A 23-year-old man was arrested that same
day on suspicion of rape. He has been bailed
pending further inquires to a date in mid-
January 2017."

A House of Commons spokesman said: "We are
aware of an incident on the parliamentary
estate which is being investigated by the
Metropolitan Police Service.

"Parliament is working closely with the police
on their investigation and we cannot comment
further while this is ongoing."