Tory MP arrested for rape and sex assault spanning seven-year period as cops launch investigation

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A TORY MP has been arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual assault offences, HOAR can reveal.

The man – a serving MP – was nicked by cops and remains in custody in the latest shock allegation to shake Westminster.

A Tory MP has been arrested for sexual assault

Scotland Yard said today: “A man was arrested on suspicion of indecent assault, sexual assault, rape, abuse of position of trust and misconduct in a public office.”

The Met said the alleged sexual offences were committed between 2002 and 2009 in London.

They first received a report of the allegations in January 2020 and have conducted a two-year probe into the claims.

The unnamed MP faces suspension from the party by Conservative whips while detectives from the Central Specialist Crime unit investigate. 

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The sex assault arrest comes after Parliament was rocked by a fresh Pestminster scandal amid a recent flurry of cases.

Imran Ahmad Khan resigned as a Tory MP after last month being convicted of molesting a teenage boy.

Fellow Conservative David Warburton was also suspended following sexual harassment allegations. 

Around 50 MPs are believed to have been referred to Parliament’s authorities over sex assault claims.

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