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Wiltshire police officer arrested in corruption inquiry
POLICE probing alleged corrupt payments to public officials have arrested a serving Wiltshire Police officer.
The 39-year-old man was arrested at his home in Wiltshire by officers from the Metropolitan Police’s Operation Elveden at 6am today.
The police officer will be interviewed at a south west London police station on suspicion of misconduct in a public office and conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office.
Two journalists, a 51-year-old old man from Bristol and a 32-year-old man from south east London, were also arrest, both on suspicion of conspiracy to corrupt and conspiracy to cause misconduct in a public office.
The arrests relate to suspected payments to a public official and suspected disclosure of confidential information by a police officer.