Are Police Not Taking Action Against Hugh Edwards In ‘Sex Pics’ Probe?

BBC newsreader Hugh Edwards speaks at the UK Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration ceremony in Westminster on January 27, 2020 in London, Britain.  - Reuters
BBC newsreader Hugh Edwards speaks at the UK Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration ceremony in Westminster on January 27, 2020 in London, Britain. – Reuters

a day after the name of BBC In a shocking development in the case of the presenter at the center of the candid pictures scandal, two UK police forces have reportedly refused to act against Hugh Edwards, claiming he had “provided sex photographs”. Had paid a teenager for.

The Metropolitan Police and South Wales Police looked into the allegations against BBC the presenter and both stated that there was no information to indicate that a criminal offense had been committed, sky News informed of.

Veteran broadcaster Hugh Edwards was identified by his wife, Vicky Flind. He has been accused of paying a young man more than £35,000 in exchange for sexual photographs.

However, he also revealed that, amid recent allegations, Edwards had been hospitalized for a severe mental health episode, adding that he would discuss the allegations after he had recovered.

“Hue suffers from serious mental health problems. As is well documented, he has been treated for severe depression in recent years.

“The events of the past few days have made matters worse; he has suffered a more serious incident and is now being admitted to hospital, where he will remain for the foreseeable future.”

‘More allegations against Edward’

But that’s not all: Edwards has been accused of “further allegations of inappropriate behavior” – this time towards his colleagues in the corporation.

two current employees and one former BBC The staff member said the presenter sent her inappropriate messages.

BBC citing a person who said they received a flirtatious message from the accused presenter that made reference to her appearance.

Another told the broadcaster that he thought the messages he had received were an abuse of power.

Despite the latest allegations, the Met Police said its specialist crime command had “completed its assessment and determined that there is no information to indicate that a criminal offense has been committed”.

Statement issued after talks with the force BBCThe alleged complainant and his family, “through another police force”.

“There is no further police action. As such, the Meteorological Department has advised BBC He can continue with his internal investigation.”

Meanwhile, South Wales Police said it was in contact with representatives of the Met and BBC and “no criminality was identified” in the case.

“At this time, there is no evidence that any criminal offense has been committed. No inquiries are being held by South Wales Police.”

It added that any further claims would be investigated if reported to the police.

The Sun drops plans to publish more allegations

During this, Sunwho was the first to report explosive allegations against an unknown BBC The presenter of paying a 17-year-old boy, now 20, has said he has “no plans” to publish further allegations.

A spokesman for the newspaper said it would cooperate BBC’s internal investigation process.

“we will provide BBC The team has a confidential and redacted dossier containing the serious and wide-ranging allegations we have received, some of which include BBC personnel,” the spokesperson said.

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