Former Leicester MP's home searched by police

Police have searched the home of former Leicester MP Lord Greville Janner.

Police confirm Lord Janner search

Police have confirmed they have searched the home of Lord Greville Janner in relation to a wider investigation into historic sex offences.

Leicestershire Police confirmed that officers had searched a property in Barnet, north London and said that the Labour peer had not been arrested.

A police spokesman said:

Leicestershire Police can confirm its officers have executed a search-warrant at a property in Barnet, London, as part of an ongoing criminal enquiry. No arrests have been made at this stage.

Statement made on behalf of Lord Janner

After Police investigating allegations of historic sexual abuse have searched Lord Greville Janner's home, a statement has been made on his behalf:

"Lord Janner has not been arrested but has been assisting the Police with their enquiries. We are not able to make any further comment at this time."

Lord Greville Janner is assisting West Midlands Police with their enquiries... Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Advertisement