An arrest was made yesterday near Manchester, England of a haredi rabbi, allegedly on charges related to sexual abuse. The rabbi, thought to be T.G., has long been rumored to have been committing these crimes. Victims didn't go to police, however, in part because other haredi rabbis allegedly protected T.G. and ordered them to be silent.
The Jewish Chronicle briefly reports the arrest:
A member of the strictly Orthodox community was arrested in Salford on Wednesday on suspicion of sexual assault.
The 47-year-old man has been bailed by Greater Manchester Police to return in early December.
And there was another development in the developing London end of the haredi sex abuse scandals in Great Britain, also briefly reported by the JC: