Police investigate Richmond council over ‘VIP paedophile ring’
Met’s Operation Fernbridge finds victims’ harrowing evidence in forgotten council filesBy David Pallister and David Hencke | 26 January 2013 | 1 Related piece
If the police do find something, well, the police will find something
Sir David Williams, former Liberal Democrat leader of Richmond council
Detectives investigating historical allegations of a VIP paedophile ring centred on south-west London have begun examining the role of Richmond council.
The Metropolitan Police Service’s paedophile unit is investigating harrowing accounts of sexual abuse of boys in the care of the London borough of Richmond. Exaro understands that the Met’s ‘Operation Fernbridge’ has obtained files from the council that included at least one historical statement alleging child sex abuse at Elm Guest House, in Barnes.
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