Brooks denies all knowledge of the hacking of Milly Dowler’s phone
Rebekah Brooks says she does not know about the hacking of the phone of Milly Dowler. This act is abhorrent, she said in the court. Read on to know more about this news.
In an interview, she told the police that she had no meeting with Glenn Mulcair who was an employee with the paper.
During the interview, she was shown an article that was supposedly linked to the phone hacking. Brooks said that the article was published on 14 April 2002 and on that date she was on a holiday.
She told the police that she came to know about phone hacking when the hacking was done in order to obtain stories for the paper in 2006. At that time, the newspaper’s ex-royal editor and Mulcaire were jailed for cell phone hacking related crimes in 2007.
Brooks let the police know that she was not ready to answer the questions since she was ordered to leave her office within fifteen minutes of the time when she resigned in 2011.
The police searched and then sealed her office. They took into custody her computer, laptop and iPad. Moreover,her email account was also disabled. She was forced to leave behind her files and records.