Child abuse case dropped against Labour peer for second time

Child abuse case dropped against Labour peer for second time

 


‘Lord Greville Janner of Braunstone, QC, will escape charges for the second time over alleged historic child sex crimes, as Alison Saunders, the director of public prosecutions, will announce on Thursday that it is not in the public interest to put him on trial.
Crown Prosecution Service lawyers have spent nine months studying evidence gathered by Leicestershire police’s Operation Enamel and detectives have interviewed more than 20 men who claim they were abused by Lord Janner in their youth.
On Wednesday night police officers visited the alleged victims to inform them of the decision not to proceed to trial, The Times reported.
Lord Janner, 86, the former MP for Leicester West, denied the allegations against him when they first surfaced two decades ago.’
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