Police team dealing with crimes against MPs probing more than 50 complaints after Jo Cox’s murder

A SPECIALIST police team set up to investigate crimes against MPs has probed more than 50 complaints in the six months after the murder of Jo Cox.

Cases of hate-filled messages, harassment and criminal damage were reported to the Met’s Parliamentary Liaison and Investigation Team between last August until early February this year. The squad received 33 reports of malicious communications – which can include Twitter trolling – 13 reports of theft, three reports of harassment and four allegations of criminal damage.

Read more at: http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/crime/police-team-dealing-with-crimes-against-mps-probing-more-than-50-complaints-after-jo-cox-s-murder-1-8446848

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