The Metropolitan Police are taking no additional motion after a overview prompted by a Jeffrey Epstein accuser who’s taking authorized motion in opposition to the Duke of York.
irginia Giuffre is suing the Queen’s son for allegedly sexually assaulting her when she was a youngster.
She claims she was trafficked by Epstein, the duke’s former good friend, to have intercourse with Andrew in London when she was aged 17 and a minor below US regulation.
The duke has denied all of the allegations.
In August, when requested concerning the just lately reported US authorized motion, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick stated she had requested officers to once more overview allegations related to Epstein.
In a radio interview, she stated “no-one is above the regulation” when questioned about claims of sexual assault in opposition to Andrew.
On Sunday, the Met stated: “As a matter of process MPS officers reviewed a doc launched in August 2021 as a part of a US civil motion. This overview has concluded and we’re taking no additional motion.”
The replace – first reported by Channel 4 Information – additionally confirmed the power had accomplished its overview into allegations reported in June by the broadcaster that British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, the late Epstein’s former girlfriend, trafficked, groomed and abused girls and women within the UK.
The Met stated: “We additionally reviewed data handed to us by a media organisation in June 2021. This overview is full and no additional motion can be taken.”
The power stated it’s persevering with to liaise with different regulation enforcement businesses who’re main the investigation into issues related to Epstein.
The Sunday Instances reported that officers had contacted Ms Giuffre, however the Met stated they don’t verify who they may have spoken to as a part of police inquiries.
Final week, a US decide agreed for Andrew’s legal professionals to obtain a duplicate of a 2009 settlement they imagine will nullify the civil case in opposition to the royal.