UK: Cyril Smith was spared court because he would have exposed other high-profile child abusers says former police detective

The late Liberal MP Cyril Smith (pictured) was apparently arrested at a sex party involving boys but was released without charge

Cyril Smith avoided prosecution because other establishment paedophiles feared he would spill their secrets in court, a former senior police officer said today.

Lancashire detective Jack Tasker spent years compiling evidence on the 29-stone Liberal MP’s child abuse only to have his investigation shut down and threatened with the sack himself.

Mr Tasker believes there was a network of spies and obstructive forces at a local and national level to protect Smith from facing justice.

It came as it emerged today that Smith was arrested at a sex party with teenage boys but police were told to cover it up and threatened with prosecution under the Official Secrets Act, according to an investigation…

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  • G

    But the lawyers, judges & cops are the good guys,

    -Yeah right.

  • Jay Currie

    Well there are certain sections of the Left in Canada who are not entirely unfamiliar with the concept chicken hawk. Were there parties in Vancouver it was wise not to attend as a teenage or twenty something boy in the 70’s? Why yes there were.

    Was it covered up? Possibly. It certainly was never prosecuted.

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    • Frau Katze

      Yes, it’s a dreadful shock!

  • Maggat

    29 stone. He’s a heavy son of a gun.