Thursday, September 17, 2015

IPCC launches 13 more probes into paedophile ‘cover-ups’

Police are under investigation over another 13 cases where operations into claims of child sex abuse by VIPs were allegedly halted because of “corruption”.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) today announced the new set of investigations, bringing the total to 31 so far.

All but two of the cases concern the Metropolitan Police Service. One of the latest set of 13 relates to Essex Police.

In a statement the IPCC said that it would oversee the investigations to be conducted by the Met's directorate of professional standards.

The majority of these investigations into closed police operations stem from allegations made by retired Met officers, the IPCC said. They cover allegations about politicians - including MPs - council officers, at least one government official, and even a police officer.  (more...)


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