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British police arrest former Murdoch aide Rebekah Brooks: report
July 17, 2011 / 12:33 PM / 6 years ago

British police arrest former Murdoch aide Rebekah Brooks: report

LONDON (Reuters) - Police have arrested Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of News Corp’s British newspaper arm News International, Sky News reported on Sunday.

<p>Chief Executive of News International, Rebekah Brooks, listens to speeches during the Conservative Party conference in Manchester, northern England in this October 6, 2009, file photo. REUTERS/Phil Noble</p>

British police confirmed they had arrested a 43-year-old woman over phone hacking allegations, but did not give a name.

Brooks, 43, resigned over phone hacking allegations at News International’s News of the World newspaper, of which she was once editor.

Reporting by Mohammed Abbas

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