Two men charged with spying for China under Official Secrets Act

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Two men charged with espionage for China under Official Secrets Act. Dive into the details of this sensitive case with evolving implications

Two men, identified as Christopher Cash, 29, and Christopher Berry, 32, have been charged under the Official Secrets Act for allegedly spying for China by providing information deemed "useful to an enemy." The Metropolitan Police announced the charges, describing them as "very serious."

 

Two men charged with spying for China under Official Secrets Act

The accused individuals were arrested in March last year, and the charges are related to their alleged activities between January 2022 and February 2023. It's reported that one of the men, Christopher Cash, worked as a parliamentary researcher and had access to several Conservative MPs, including security minister Tom Tugendhat and foreign affairs committee chairwoman Alicia Kearns.

 

Counter-terrorism police emphasized the complexity of the investigation, which led to the charges. The case has garnered public and media attention, but authorities have urged refraining from further speculation to ensure a fair trial process.

 

Both men were previously arrested and released on police bail, and the case was passed to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for consideration. The charge against them alleges that they obtained and communicated information intended to be useful to an enemy.

 

The accused individuals are due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on April 26. Nick Price, head of the CPS's Special Crime and Counter Terrorism Division, emphasized the importance of refraining from reporting or sharing information that could prejudice the defendants' right to a fair trial.

 

The Chinese Embassy has dismissed the allegations as "malicious slander" and urged the UK to halt political manipulation. In response to the charges, Alicia Kearns declined to comment further, citing the ongoing legal proceedings and the sensitivity of the matter concerning national security. The Speaker of the House of Commons also cautioned against discussing the case in Parliament to avoid prejudicing the criminal trial.


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