Tory aide charged with two counts of rape by penetration

Leading Conservative party aide Sam Armstrong has been charged with two counts of rape after an alleged attack inside the Houses of Parliament and is due to appear in court on March 31

by the commentator on 3 March 2017 08:29


A leading Conservative Party activist will appear before magistrates this month to face charges of rape and sexual assault. Sam Armstrong, chief of staff to South Thanet MP Craig Mackinlay, will was officially charged last night.

The charges are understood to relate to an incident inside the Houses of Parliament and a second incident last year.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: 'Detectives from the Sexual Offences, Exploitation and Child Abuse Command investigating an allegation of rape have charged a man. Samuel Armstrong, 23, of Copt Hill, Danbury, was charged on Thursday, March 2 with two counts of rape and one count of sexual assault by penetration. He has been bailed to appear at City of Westminster Magistrates' Court on Friday, March 31."

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