Councillor Blackmail Investigation Dropped

NO further police action will be taken against a councillor who was arrested on suspicion of blackmail. Cllr Peter Redstone, a member of Bury Council, was arrested at the office of his company in Stevenage, Cyber Checkout, on March 3. The 63-year-old was

NO further police action will be taken against a councillor who was arrested on suspicion of blackmail.

Cllr Peter Redstone, a member of Bury Council, was arrested at the office of his company in Stevenage, Cyber Checkout, on March 3.

The 63-year-old was due to answer bail on Tuesday (April 7), but police have confirmed the investigation has been dropped. No charges were ever brought.


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