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These Photos Of Mal Brough In Handcuffs Are Insanely Awkward Now

It's Brough justice!

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He'll be hoping it's not a sign of things to come...

Brough is being investigated by the AFP over his communication with former Liberal staffer James Ashby and his role in the leaking of files that led to the former speaker Peter Slipper resigning.

Just last week AFP officers executed a search warrant on Ashby's property looking for records and correspondence between the former staffer and Slipper.

But Labor believes Brough needs to stand down while the police investigation takes place.

"The special minister of state is in charge of government integrity. I think it's not a matter of whether Mal Brough should stand aside, which he probably should, it is

becoming a matter of Malcolm Turnbull's judgment why he won't act," said Labor leader Bill Shorten on Thursday.

Mark Di Stefano is a media and politics reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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