British deputy speaker re-arrested over sex claims

Nigel Evans,55,was previously arrested in May on suspicion of rape and sexual assault.

Written by Press Trust Of India | London | Published:September 11, 2013 2:22 am

A deputy speaker in Britain’s lower house of parliament was re-arrested Tuesday on suspicion of indecent assault and sexually touching two further alleged victims,police said.

Nigel Evans,55,was previously arrested in May on suspicion of rape and sexual assault said to have happened between 2009 and March this year.

Evans,a lawmaker in Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative Party,was re-arrested in June over a further three counts of indecent assault,some dating back to 2002.

The allegations involve men in their twenties.

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