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VALUEINVESTINGNEWS:SLIDESHARE - GROUP OFSPRINGHILL SOUTH KOREA:BNP Liverpool CandidateMike Whitby Arrested OverElectoral F...
VALUEINVESTINGENEWS () - The British NationalPartys candidate for mayor of Liverpool has beenarrested on suspicion faking ...
Detective Superintendent Martin Andrew, of MerseysidePolice, said: "Following an allegation that nomination forms forthe m...
"My officers made repeated attempts to speak to the occupantand, at around 1.30pm today, they arrested a 59-year-old man o...
A BNP spokesman said Whitby denies the allegations andstands by the names on his nomination form.He added: "Mike and his w...
A BNP spokesman said Whitby denies the allegations andstands by the names on his nomination form.He added: "Mike and his w...
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VALUEINVESTINGNEWS: SLIDESHARE - GROUP OF SPRINGHILL SOUTH KOREA: BNP Liverpool Candidate Mike Whitby Arrested Over Electoral Fraud Allegations

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VALUEINVESTINGENEWS (GROUP OF SPRINGHILL SOUTH KOREA) - The British National Party's candidate for mayor of Liverpool has been arrested on suspicion faking signatures on his nomination papers.

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VALUEINVESTINGNEWS: SLIDESHARE - GROUP OF SPRINGHILL SOUTH KOREA: BNP Liverpool Candidate Mike Whitby Arrested Over Electoral Fraud Allegations

  1. 1. VALUEINVESTINGNEWS:SLIDESHARE - GROUP OFSPRINGHILL SOUTH KOREA:BNP Liverpool CandidateMike Whitby Arrested OverElectoral Fraud Allegations
  2. 2. VALUEINVESTINGENEWS () - The British NationalPartys candidate for mayor of Liverpool has beenarrested on suspicion faking signatures on hisnomination papers.Mike Whitby, who is on Thursdays ballot paper for thedirectly-elected post, was held by police at his home innorth Wales on Monday.Detectives arrived at the house at 7.30am but thecandidate refused to co-operate and officer were unableto detain him until around six hours later, the PressAssociation reported.Merseyside Police said he remains in custody beingquestioned over alleged electoral fraud by making falsestatements and faking signatures on nomination electionpapers.
  3. 3. Detective Superintendent Martin Andrew, of MerseysidePolice, said: "Following an allegation that nomination forms forthe mayoral elections had been fraudulently filled in, a policeinvestigation was launched."Officers conducted extensive inquiries in the Wavertree areaof Liverpool over the weekend and interviewed a significantnumber of people."Following those inquiries and after taking advice from theCrown Prosecution Service, Merseyside police officersattended an address in the Wrexham area of North Wales at7.30am today to speak to the homeowner about theallegations.
  4. 4. "My officers made repeated attempts to speak to the occupantand, at around 1.30pm today, they arrested a 59-year-old man onsuspicion of making false statements and faking signatures onnomination election papers - an offence under Section 65A of theRepresentation of the People Act."The man was taken to a police station in Wrexham where hewas interviewed about the allegations."He currently remains in police custody."The complaint was made to Merseyside Police following aninvestigation by the Liverpool Echo which reported allegedirregularities in Mr Whitbys nomination papers.
  5. 5. A BNP spokesman said Whitby denies the allegations andstands by the names on his nomination form.He added: "Mike and his wife went to every single one of thosepeople and explained who he was and what he stands for."The man was taken to a police station in Wrexham where hewas interviewed about the allegations."He currently remains in police custody."The complaint was made to Merseyside Police following aninvestigation by the Liverpool Echo which reported allegedirregularities in Mr Whitbys nomination papers.
  6. 6. A BNP spokesman said Whitby denies the allegations andstands by the names on his nomination form.He added: "Mike and his wife went to every single one ofthose people and explained who he was and what he standsfor."The man was taken to a police station in Wrexhamwhere he was interviewed about the allegations."He currently remains in police custody."The complaint was made to Merseyside Police following aninvestigation by the Liverpool Echo which reported allegedirregularities in Mr Whitbys nomination papers.A BNP spokesman said Whitby denies the allegations andstands by the names on his nomination form.He added: "Mike and his wife went to every single one of thosepeople and explained who he was and what he stands for.

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