‘Plebgate’ row: Officer cleared of misconduct
3 February 2016
From the section England
Det Sgt Stuart Hinton was accused of giving a misleading account of a meeting with Andrew Mitchell
A detective accused of giving a misleading account of an interview with Andrew Mitchell in the 2012 “plebgate” row has been cleared of misconduct.
Det Sgt Stuart Hinton had praised the Tory MP for his “candour” before later telling the BBC he had been evasive, a tribunal heard.
A misconduct panel cleared him of breaching policing integrity standards.
Mr Mitchell said inquiries into police conduct should be independent to …read more
Source:: BBC UK