The Metropolitan Police investigation of a rape allegation against the late Lord Brittan was “fully justified”, a review has concluded.

Scotland Yard has faced criticism over its handling of the case but the report said the alleged victim’s account was “far from fanciful”.

But the review – by Dorset Police – agreed the case was more “likely to lead to acquittal than conviction”.

Lord Brittan died last year unaware the inquiry against him had been dropped.

Source: Lord Brittan abuse inquiry ‘fully justified’, review finds – BBC News

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