Police considering criminal charges against Boris Johnson

Investigation into Boris Johnson and Jennifer Arcuri paused for police watchdog probe

Ms Arcuri is at the centre of allegations that Mr Johnson showed favouritism to help her get hold of £126,000 in public funding and privileged access to three foreign trade missions while he was mayor of London.

[D]espite Downing St’s objections, the IOPC confirmed it was gathering evidence and had asked for precedence in any investigations to avoid the risk of contaminating evidence or prejudicing potential future cases.

A spokesman said: “We are currently acquiring material as part of our assessment to determine whether it is necessary for this matter to be criminally investigated.

“We have asked the committee to give precedence to our enquiries given we are assessing possible criminality.”

Lock him up! Lock him up!

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