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Rebekah Brooks and Charlie Brooks arrested: the dumped bag mystery

by | 13th, March 2012

REBEKAH Brooks has been arrested in den of knobs Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, reports  Sky News . Also arrested is her husband Charlie Brooks, David Cameron’s pal.

David Cameron is out of the country at the moment. Which is convenient.

In all  six people  have been arrested this morning by officers from Operation Weeting. They are suspected of conspiring to pervert the course of justice.

Of course, Rebekah Brooks has already been arrested, In July 2011, Brooks was arrested in July on suspicion of conspiring to intercept communications and on suspicion of corruption.  Back then her lawyer told media:

Her lawyer Stephen Parkinson said: ‘Despite interviewing her for nine hours, the police put no allegations to her. They will in due course have to give an account of their actions.’

You may recall this in the Guardian from July 2011, after Rebekah had been pinched:

Detectives are examining a computer, paperwork and a phone found in a bin near the riverside London home of Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of News International…It is understood the bag was handed in to security at around 3pm, and that shortly afterwards Brooks’s husband, Charlie, arrived and tried to reclaim it. He was unable to prove the bag was his and the security guard refused to release it.

The Indy saw two computers in the bin one was an iPad. The Indy added:

Two executives from Bell Pottinger, the PR company that represents the pair, said they could make no comment as the equipment is part of “ongoing” police enquiries. A spokesman for the firm said in July that the laptop was accidentally left in the car park by a friend who had been returning it.

The Guardian continues:

Instead, it is understood that

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