British police arrest former Murdoch aide Rebekah Brooks: report

Published July 17, 2011

| Reuters

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.

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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