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Scott Morrison dismisses calls for inquiry into historical rape allegation denied by Attorney-General Christian Porter – ABC News

Scott Morrison says he won’t launch an independent inquiry into the allegation against Christian Porter, arguing that the police and legal system should be allowed…

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has dismissed calls for an inquiry into a historical rape allegation against Attorney-General Christian Porter.
Key points:

  • Christian Porter denies the allegation and says it “did not happen”
  • The Prime Minister says an inquiry would imply the police are not competent to deal with this issue
  • Mr Morrison says Mr Porter has the support of his colleagues

An anonymous letter sent to the Prime Minister had accused Mr Porter of raping a woman in Sydney in 1988, long before he…

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