SIR Cliff Richard will learn if he faces criminal charges over historic sex allegations in weeks, it was claimed yesterday.
The singer, 75, has denied allegations he abused at least two boys in the 1980s.
Detectives are wrapping up an 18-month investigation and preparing to send a dossier to the CPS, which will decide whether to press charges. Officers raided the star’s £3million mansion at Sunningdale, Berks, in August 2014.
Sir Cliff was then quizzed by cops from South Yorkshire Police over allegations he sexually abused a teenage boy, now 40, at a concert in Sheffield in 1985.
He was quizzed again last November over two new claims, including an alleged assault of a boy while filming a video in 1981.
Sir Cliff has barely returned to his British home since the raid, spending most of his time in Portugal and Barbados.
Anti-sex abuse campaigner Mark William-Thomas said: “The file is expected to go to the Crown Prosecution Service within the next eight weeks.”
A source close to the investigation said: “Police are still pursuing lines of enquiry from the interview with Sir Cliff in November.”
Spokesmen for Sir Cliff and South Yorks Police would not comment.
Cliff Richard furious over new documentary involving him
Cliff Richard became good friends with Jill when the BBC set her up by telling her she was going to meet a prince for a TV documentary in Venice and the "prince in waiting" was Cliff himself why the BBC set that up is beyond me but suppose it's because she was a massive fan of his and a devout Christian like Cliff but even so it still seemed a bit random.
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