A Tory member of the British Parliament has been arrested, but will not be fired.
A British politician has been arrested and charged with numerous sexual offenses. Police arrested a Conservative lawmaker on Tuesday after a two-year investigation, without identifying the suspect, The Sun reported.
All that is known at the moment is that the suspect is a Member of Parliament who has been accused of numerous crimes in London between 2002 and 2009.
Charges included “Indecent assault, sexual harassment, rape, abuse of trust and misconduct in a public office” According to a Metropolitan Police statement.
Has been accused rapist “Ask” A spokesman for Chief Whip Chris Heaton-Harris said he did not appear in parliament while the investigation was ongoing. However, he will not be fired from the Conservative Party.
The suspect remains in police custody as Scotland Yard’s Central Specialist Crime Unit continues its investigation.
Several MPs from the UK’s ruling party have recently been accused of sexual misconduct. Last month, Conservatives fired MP David Warburton after allegations of sexual misconduct and cocaine abuse surfaced, which he denied.
Meanwhile, Tory MP Imran Ahmed Khan resigned from parliament in 2008 after being convicted of sexually harassing a 15-year-old boy.
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