US Would «Welcome» Prince Andrew Testimony After Ghislaine Maxwell Arrest.

US Prosecutors Would 'Welcome' Prince Andrew Testimony After Ghislaine Maxwell Arrest

Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested by FBI agents in New Hampshire on Thursday

New York:

The US prosecutor investigating Jeffrey Epstein's sex crimes said she would welcome the testimony of Britain's Prince Andrew following the arrest of socialite Ghislaine Maxwell in the case Thursday.

"We would like to have the benefit of his statement," said Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York Audrey Strauss, referring to Queen Elizabeth II's second son.

Her office has accused the British royal of failing to cooperate with their investigation into his former friend Epstein and the late financier's accomplices, an allegation the prince denies.

Maxwell was arrested by FBI agents in New Hampshire on Thursday morning and charged with sex trafficking minors for her ex-boyfriend Epstein, who killed himself in prison last year while awaiting trial.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)

Comments

Related news

Venezuela sentences ex-U.S. special forces soldiers to 20 years over attack on president

Lawyers for the former Green Berets, Luke Denman and Airan Berry, said they were barred from the secretive jailhouse proceedings Friday night in what they consider a violation of their constitutional rights to a defence.

‘I regret all the deaths,’ Brazil’s Bolsonaro says as over 100,000 die from coronavirus.

The nation of 210 million people has been reporting an average of more than 1,000 daily deaths from the pandemic since late May and reported 905 for the latest 24-hour period.

A New Brunswick man was FaceTiming with his family in Beirut.

Tuesday's blast devastated much of the city including its port, killing nearly 160 people and injuring almost 6,000. As of Saturday, dozens were still missing.

Protests erupt across Poland against country’s government’s anti-LGBTQ2 stance.

The protests came a day after LGBT rights supporters in Warsaw scuffled with police who arrested a transgender activist, Malgorzata Szutowicz.

Trump Signs Orders Extending Economic Relief For Americans Amid Pandemic.

President Donald Trump on Saturday signed executive orders extending economic relief to Americans after his Republican party and opposition Democrats failed to reach agreement on a new stimulus...

By continuing to browse World News (UAZMI), you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and agree to the use of cookies