Police have this morning arrested a serving police officer in relation on suspicion of misconduct in a public office.
The 33-year-old man was arrested around 5.45am this morning and taken to a North London police station for questioning. The arrest came following information supplied to Operation Elveden by News Corporation’s Management and Standards Committee.
Operation Elveden is the MPS inquiry into allegations of inappropriate payments to police and public officials. It is running in conjunction with Operation Weeting, the MPS phone-hacking inquiry.
Today’s arrest is the 59th since the investigation began following the News of the World phone-hacking revelations in 2011.
[Written by Shaun Linden, source Met Police]