PRINCE Andrew has made a bolt for the security of Balmoral and the Queen to avoid “multiple attempts” to serve sex assault authorized papers at his Windsor mansion.
The scandal-hit Duke of York was pictured with ex-wife Sarah Ferguson yesterday fleeing Royal Lodge the place he had been holed up refusing to go outdoors or go horse driving.
Andrew, 61, has rejected a number of makes an attempt over the previous fortnight by US attorneys to serve authorized papers on his doorstep as safety guards turned them away.
He was pushed with Fergie, 61, yesterday on a 500-mile sprint to the Queen’s 50,000 acre property in Scotland the place she is on vacation.
It comes as he has failed to reply to Jeffrey Epstein’s former sex slave Virginia Giuffre lawsuit in New York a month in the past accusing him of “rape in the first degree”.
The papers haven’t but been served on Andrew or his attorneys regardless of “multiple attempts” in the previous two weeks at Royal Lodge, Windsor.
He is now set to stay in the security of the Queen’s non-public property when his sex abuse case is heard on Monday.
An insider mentioned: “Andrew was going stir-crazy inside Royal Lodge for the previous few weeks.
“He wasn’t going horse driving and could not step outdoors due to makes an attempt to serve him with the authorized papers.
“He knows he is far safer up at Balmoral on the Queen’s estate.
“Andrew is all the time described because the Queen’s favorite son however she is supposed to be on vacation at Balmoral.
“With Andrew and everything that is happening with Charles and the investigation into cash for honours she must be wondering when she will get any peace and quiet.”
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Ms Giuffre’s lawsuit says she was “forced to have sexual intercourse with Prince Andrew against her will” and lists offences together with “rape in the first degree”.
The Prince vehemently denies her declare.
The civil go well with can be heard through a phone convention in New York subsequent on Monday.
Andrew and his attorneys have refused to touch upon the case.
The Queen has endured a torrid 12 months together with Meghan and Harry’s assaults from the US and the demise of husband Prince Philip in April.
The police have been alerted this week to claims that Prince Charles’s aide and charity promised a Saudi billionaire a knighthood and British citizenship in return for donations.