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Scott Morrison says Cabinet Minister named in anonymous letter ‘vigorously’ rejected rape allegation – SBS News

Speaking for the first time since the allegation was made public, the Prime Minister said he would not take any specific action beyond leaving the allegations in…



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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has dismissed calls to stand down a Cabinet Minister at the centre of a historical rape allegation, saying the minister involved “vigorously rejected” the accusation.
An anonymous letter detailing the allegation was sent to Mr Morrison, Labor Senator Penny Wong and Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young last Friday, with the complaint referred to the Australian Federal Police.  
The letter contained details of an alleged rape of a woman in 1988 when she was 16 years old. 

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