Bob Hawke’s daughter alleges he told her not to report rape by former Labor MP
The daughter of late former Prime Minister Bob Hawke, Rosslyn Dillon, has come out with explosive allegations claiming a Labor MP from the 1980s raped her but was asked by her father not to report it to police.
First published on The New Daily, the allegations were made in a $4 million legal claim Ms Dillon has made on her father’s estate.
In an affidavit lodged with the NSW Supreme Court, Ms Dillon alleged that she informed her dad in the ‘80s about the incident, to which he told her not to go to the police.
“You can’t go to the police. You can’t. I can’t have any controversies right now. I am sorry but I am challenging for the leadership of the Labor Party,” he apparently told her.
As reported by The New Daily, Ms Dillon says in the affidavit that she remains “haunted” by the sexual assaults allegedly committed by late Victorian Labor MP Bill Landeryou.
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