Child sex abuse claims against PM dept employee
AN EMPLOYEE of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's department has been arrested for alleged child sex offences.
The man, understood to be aged in his 50s, has been charged over indecent acts with children aged under 16 in central Australia.
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Secretary Martin Parkinson confirmed today that a department employee had been arrested over alleged indecent acts with minors this week.
The man has been immediately suspended pending court processes.
Sky News reports the man had allegedly offered cigarettes to underage girls for sexual favours.