Cliff Richard arranges with the police on notice after an allegation of abuse

Cliff Richard arranges with the police on notice after an allegation of abuse

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Richard has an settlement with the police of South Yorkshire, after the singer by the BBC and the police came to be linked with a pbs and a police raid in his house on tv was broadcast.

According to The Guardian-a judge on Friday confirmed that the lawyers of the police and the Congratulations singer together to reach an agreement.

In 2014, the police investigation after allegations of child abuse against Richard. The BBC was the police informed about the raid and sent images of it on television. The 76-year-old Richard filed a criminal complaint against the BBC and the case, due to infringement of his privacy and the fact that the charges against him, substantial damage would have inflicted.

The police of South Yorkshire has apologised for the leaking of information to the media during the investigation. The BBC remains the singer is still in conflict. Previously, the broadcaster, to vigorously defend in the conflict. According to a spokesman of the broadcaster were the denials of the accusation of the singer mentioned in the news reports on the case.


In 2013, Richard by four men accused of sexual abuse, that would have taken place in a period between 1958 and 1983. Richard was the past three years, several times interrogated by the British police, but was never arrested or formally indicted.

Also the singer denied emphatically that he has something to do with the allegations. In 2016, it was decided that Richard is no longer suspected of pbs. The police in Yorkshire said there was too little evidence was to the British singer to continue.

A few months later had one of the victims, a request to make the decision for him not to prosecute to be reviewed. That request was by The Public prosecution service of England rejected due to a revision of the misbruikzaak was not necessary and the prosecution a final decision would remain.

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