Soldiers arrested on drug and money-laundering offences

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Six troops from a battalion set to participate in Trooping the Colour for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee have been arrested.

Six soldiers and a veteran have been arrested on suspicion of drug, money-lending and money-laundering offences, the Ministry of Defence has said.

The 1st Battalion Irish Guards are set to lead Thursday's Trooping the Colour for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.Founded in 1900 by Queen Victoria, theThe regiment - which counts the Duke of Cambridge as its royal colonel - also guards royal palaces, where they can be seen wearing the distinctive red tunic and bearskin hat.

In a statement, the MoD said: "As part of a planned operation, the Royal Military Police arrested six Irish Guards soldiers and a Coldstream Guardsman veteran from across the UK on suspicion of conspiracy to supply drugs and money lending and laundering offences.


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Only showing the same type of initiative prevalent in the Tory Government, currently squatting in Westminster? If the government of the day is full of open banditry, it must be seen as acceptable by the public at large surely?

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