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As part of its investigation into the party scandal, British police are questioning Johnson


London (AFP) – 12/02/2022. 06:18

British police question Johnson as part of their investigation into the party scandal

  • London police announced on Friday that they had sent British Prime Minister Boris Johnson a question form for him to answer
  • The questions are as part of an investigation it is conducting about parties in Downing Street during the country’s coronavirus lockdown
  • The police statement came hours after the media published a new photo showing Johnson participating in one of these parties with two other people

London police announced on Friday that they had sent to the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson A question form to be answered as part of an investigation it is conducting about parties organized in Downing Street during the country’s coronavirus lockdown.

“We can confirm that the Prime Minister has received a question form from the London Police. He will respond to it as appropriate,” a police spokesman said in a statement.

Investigators in this case announced Thursday evening that they would contact “more than 50 people” to obtain statements about this scandal, which threatens Johnson’s political future.

The police statement came hours after the media published a new picture in which he appeared Johnson Participate in one of these parties with two other people.

The questionnaires investigate the activities of these people during 12 occasions held at the Prime Ministry headquarters during the years 2020 and 2021.

On Thursday, former Prime Minister John Major launched a fierce attack on Johnson, accusing him of breaking the Corona rules and promoting public “contempt” for politics and tarnishing the UK’s reputation abroad.

This sharp and unusual attack of the long-standing conservative politician highlighted the danger threatening Johnson’s future due to the “Partygate” scandal, especially as many ruling Conservative Party MPs had previously called for him to resign.

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