Met (London)

Met Police launch another appeal against Sarah Everard vigil verdict

The Met Police are launching yet another appeal against a High Court ruling which said the Sarah Everard vigil organisers’ rights were breached when they were told the gathering would be illegal under Covid rules. The vigil was cancelled, but hundreds attended anyway to pay their respects to Sarah, who was abducted, raped, and murdered […] […]

Met (London)

Metropolitan Police officer PC Ireland Murdock charged with rape

A serving Metropolitan Police officer has been charged with rape. PC Ireland Murdock is alleged to have carried out the offence on 25 September 2021 in Lambeth, while he was off duty. The officer, who is attached to the Central North Command Unit, was arrested on 11 January 2022. He will appear at Croydon Magistrates’ […] […]

Met (London)

Metropolitan Police’s partygate investigation displays puzzling logic

I don’t understand the logic behind how the Met Police is conducting its probe into unlawful parties at Downing Street and the Cabinet Office. My confusion reached brain-aching proportions after my colleague Anushka Asthana disclosed on Friday that officials had received fixed penalty notices – fines – for attending perhaps the most famous of all […] […]