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Police officer from Northamptonshire charged with rape and sexual assault

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A Bedfordshire Police Officer who lives in Northamptonshire has been charged with rape, actual bodily harm and sexual assault.

Paul Kelly, of Bedford Road, Denton, a village near Northampton, works as an inspector in Bedford and has been charged with two counts of rape, two counts of ABH and one count of sexual assault.

He has been released on bail and is due to appear at St Albans Magistrates’ Court on April 7, 2014.

Mr Kelly was suspended from duty on December 23, 2013.

Bedfordshire Police said it took allegations of any misconduct extremely seriously and immediately launched a proactive investigation as soon as concerns were raised.

The investigation was carried out by the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit.

 
 
 

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