Rupertgate Update: Rebekah Brooks Arrested . . .Again.

Rupertgate Update - Rebekah Brooks arrested again. Along with husband Charlie Brooks, Head of Security at News International Mark Hanna and three others as yet unidentified. Police did a roundup this morning.


The scandal that refuses to go away. The ongoing Leveson Inquiry into phone hacking and bribery at News of The World and News International netted another stay in jail for Rebekah Brooks this morning. This time however, she was joined in finger prints and mug shots by husband Charlie Brooks, noted Horse trainer and author as he was taken in as a possible accessory.

Also involved in the early morning roundup were former Head of Security at News International Mark Hanna and three others, as yet unidentified but only referred to as "men in their late 30's and 40's".

The ongoing Inquiry and seemingly endless revelations about corruption, cover-up and bribery having to do with the phone hacking scandal is now taking on a more serious tone, as was revealed in a BBC Radio 4 Interview today on the PM program. The possibilities of life in prison could await Brooks, although it would seem unlikely, are nonetheless very real options facing those convicted in this scandal.

The focus of the Leveson Inquiry, while the arrests are going on, is focused on bribes and corruption withing the Police Force as the result of the News Of The World/News International scandal. Today's testimony will most likely lead to additional arrests in the coming days.

The inquiry and the scandal have no end in sight.

Here, as way of catching up if you've missed it, is today's slice of Drama as presented on The World At One and PM, both from BBC Radio 4.

More, I am sure, will be forthcoming.

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