arrest in July of last year
- guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 21 March 2012 14.00 EDT
Rebekah Brooks, the former News International chief executive, has been questioned at Milton Keynes police station by police officers investigating alleged phone hacking at the News of the World and alleged corrupt payments made to public officials.
Rupert Murdoch’s long time confidante was answering police bail dating back to her arrest in July of last year, when she was held on suspicion of conspiring to intercept communications and on suspicion of corruption allegations by officers from the Metropolitan police‘s Operation Weeting and Operation Elveden inquiries respectively.
Scotland Yard confirmed that a 43-year-old woman answered police bail on Wednesday in relation to ongoing inquiries, but would not otherwise offer any details or update. The Milton Keynes Citizen reported that she had arrived in a Black BMW around 10am.
Shortly after 5pm, the Met said that the 43-year-old, had left the police station, and had been rebailed to attend a London police station on a date in May, pending further inquiries.
Earlier in March, Brooks was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice in a dawn raid at her home, which also saw her husband Charlie arrested. She was held for more than 12 hours on that occasion and bailed as regards that matter until April.
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