Statement regarding Oldham councillor arrested on suspicion of rape

The Political Secretary (Councillor Mark Kenyon) of Oldham Liberal Democrat Opposition Group on Oldham Council has released the following statement.

As a result of Press information, we are aware that a male Oldham Borough Councillor has been arrested by Greater Manchester Police as a result of an allegation of rape of a female and is currently on police bail.

We can confirm this individual is NOT a Liberal Democrat councillor, and we have received no notification from Oldham Council or any other body as to the person’s identity or any proposed actions in relation to the individual concerned or actions the councillor’s political group have taken or intend to take.

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