Phone hacking probe to be widened, says Cameron

July 20th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS  

David Cameron London, July 20 (IANS) Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday told members of the Commons that the phone hacking scandal inquiry will be widened.

Cameron, who cut short a trip to Africa, made an emergency statement.

The prime minister said the probe will be widened to examine the conduct of individuals in the police, media and politics, reported BBC.

He said he had accepted “significant amendments” to the terms of reference of probe to be conducted by Lord Leveson.

Britain has been shaken by the malpractices at the News of the World, which eventually led to its closure after a run of 168 years.

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