A person accused of mendacity to police about abuse and homicide by a VIP Westminster paedophile ring is to go on trial in March.

He faces 12 prices of perverting the course of justice and one in every of fraudulently receiving £22,000 in legal compensation.

The person, aged 50, appeared by video hyperlink at Newcastle Crown Court docket beneath the pseudonym “Nick”. He can’t be named for authorized causes.

His trial on the similar courtroom is because of begin on 5 March and is anticipated to final between six and eight weeks.

His barrister Ray Tully mentioned: “We anticipate it will likely be absolutely contested.”

The bearded defendant wore a T-shirt and sat behind a desk in a room on the jail the place he has been held in custody.

He’s accused of constructing false allegations that sparked the 16-month Scotland Yard investigation Operation Midland, which value £2.5m.

In three prices he’s accused of constructing a false allegation that he witnessed the murder of three totally different boys.

In one other he’s mentioned to have falsely claimed he had been sexually and bodily abused by a paedophile ring with senior rating officers throughout the navy, navy intelligence, a TV presenter and different unidentified males accused as members.

The police investigation led to raids on the houses of retired navy chief Lord Bramall, former house secretary Leon Brittan and ex-Tory MP Harvey Proctor.

The investigation was closed after uncovering no proof.

“Nick” was remanded in custody till the following listening to on three December.

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