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Labour peer's office raided as part of sex abuse inquiry

Lord Janner's north London home was raided last year. He has not been arrested or charged. Credit: Reuters

Police have searched the House of Lords office of Labour peer Lord Greville Janner in connection with historic child sex abuse allegations.

Leicestershire Police confirmed its officers searched part of the House of Lords in March and said the former MP had not been arrested or charged.

A spokeswoman said the search was carried out in line with Lords' procedures and monitored by senior officials.

She said: "Leicestershire Police can confirm that in March 2014 its officers carried out a search of part of the House of Lords in connection with an ongoing inquiry into non-recent child sexual abuse.

The search follows a raid of the peer's home in Barnet, north London last year.

Labour peer 'assisting the police with their enquiries'

Labour peer Lord Janner has been assisting the police with their enquiries, a spokesperson told ITV News.

They said:

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.

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Peer's home raided in historical sex abuse investigation

Police have raided the home of Labour peer Lord Janner as part of an investigation into historical allegations of sex abuse.

File photo of Lord Janner
File photo of Lord Janner Credit: Reuters

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

A 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."

Read: Labour peer 'assisting the police with their enquiries'

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