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Tory MP arrested over 'assaults'

The House of Commons deputy speaker Nigel Evans has been arrested on suspicion of three further indecent assaults.

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Nigel Evans' 'incredulity' at previous rape allegations

Deputy House speaker Nigel Evans speaking in May after the first allegations were made. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

In May, the Deputy Commons Speaker Nigel Evans spoke of his "sense of incredulity" after he was arrested over two allegations, that he raped one man and sexually assaulted another.

He said: "The complaints are completely false and I cannot understand why they have been made."

Today he has been arrested on suspicion of three further indecent assaults.

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