London’s Metropolitan Police will take ‘no more action’ versus royal following evaluation triggered by United States claim.
British authorities state they will not take additional action versus Prince Andrew after they performed an evaluation in reaction to accuser Virginia Giuffre taking legal action against the royal member of the family.
London’s Metropolitan Police (Met) had actually stated in August that it would check out an earlier choice not to examine accusations linked to United States investor Jeffrey Epstein after Giuffre sued versus Andrew in the United States.
” This evaluation has actually concluded and we are taking no more action,” the Met stated on Sunday.
Giuffre is taking legal action against Queen Elizabeth II’s 2nd boy for presumably sexually attacking her when she was a teen.
Now 38, she declares she was trafficked by Epstein to make love with Andrew in London about 20 years back when she was aged 17 and a small under United States law. Under UK law, the age of approval was and stays 16.
Andrew, 61, has actually not been criminally charged and has actually consistently rejected the accusations versus him.
Last week, attorneys for Andrew, were permitted to analyze a private 2009 contract in between Epstein and Giuffre which they hope will discharge him from all liability in the event.
Andrew has till October 29 to react to the claim.
The Met likewise stated its evaluation into accusations reported in June by Britain’s Channel 4 News that Ghislaine Maxwell, the late Epstein’s previous sweetheart, trafficked, groomed and mistreated ladies and women in the United Kingdom, was total.
” We likewise evaluated details passed to us by a media organisation in June2021 This evaluation is total and no additional action will be taken,” the Met stated.
Maxwell is on remand in prison in New York, waiting for trial there.
The force stated it is collaborating with other police leading the examination into matters connected with Epstein.