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Lord Janner inquiry: Senior police 'influenced decisions'

Lord Janner inquiry: Senior police 'influenced decisions'
Tuesday 16
19:30 2019

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Lord Janner is alleged to have abused victims between the 1950s and 1980s Senior police officers may have influenced decisions about inquiries going ahead into child abuse allegations against a politician, a watchdog has said. Leicestershire Police inquiries into Lord Janner are being reviewed by the Independent Office for Police Conduct. The IOPC also said documents may have been "inappropriately modified" and allegations not even recorded. The late Lord Janner and his family have always maintained his innocence. Leicestershire Police said it could not comment at this time. The IOPC is examining inquiries from 1991, ...

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Summary: A police watchdog raises concerns over how child abuse claims against Lord Janner were handled.

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