Operation Pallial: another arrest made

 

MP’s half-brother arrested over sex abuse claims

Detectives investigating historical child abuse claims in North Wales care homes have arrested the half-brother of senior Conservative MP John Whittingdale.

Charles Napier, 65, was held under a new strand of an existing investigation into alleged child abuse in the early 1980s at the Elm Guest House in Barnes, south west London.

Mr Whittingdale, 53, chairman of the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee, said of his half-brother’s arrest:

taken from http://www.itv.com/news/story/2013-06-26/north-wales-abuse-claim-arrest/

Why only TWO arrests from over 80 reported abusers?

 

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Breaking news: first arrest in North Wales child abuse investigation – Operation Pallial

SOCA: Man Arrested by Operation Pallial

Officers attached to Operation Pallial, an investigation into recent allegations of historic child abuse in North Wales, this morning arrested a man in Ipswich, Suffolk, on suspicion of a number of serious sexual offences against a number of individuals.

The man is being taken to a police station in North Wales, where he will be interviewed.

This is the first arrest by Operation Pallial, which began investigations in November 2012. The investigation is led by Detective Superintendent Ian Mulcahey of Merseyside Police, supported by officers and staff from the Serious Organised Crime Agency, Child Exploitation and Online Protection centre and forces across the country.

The officer with overall responsibility for Operation Pallial is Keith Bristow, Director General of the National Crime Agency. A report on the progress of Operation Pallial will be published next Monday.

extract from:

http://crimeandjustice.co.uk/2013/04/23/soca-man-arrested-by-operation-pallial/