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Indian-Origin Scotland Yard Ex-Officer Sentenced For Harassing Colleagues

Ajay Singh was charged on March 11 this yr through postal requisition. (Representational)

London:

A former Scotland Yard officer of Indian-origin has been handed an 11-month suspended jail sentence for harassing quite a lot of colleagues, the Metropolitan Police mentioned on Thursday.

Ajay Singh, 24, was hooked up to the North Area Basic Command Unit of the Metropolitan Police in London and was sentenced at Woolwich Crown Court for 5 counts of harassment in relation to 5 colleagues – 4 ladies and a person.

A suspended sentence is sentence on conviction for a felony offence, the serving of which the courtroom orders to be deferred in an effort to permit the defendant to carry out a interval of probation.

“The actions of former PC Singh were reprehensible, particularly given they were committed against his own colleagues. They had a significant negative impact on his victims,” mentioned Met Police Superintendent Simon Crick, in control of policing for Enfield and Haringey.

“His motive for these malicious offences remains unclear. This kind of conduct has no place in the Met,” he mentioned.

Singh had pleaded responsible on the similar courtroom again in May. He has additionally been ordered to pay his colleagues compensation and full 250 hours” unpaid work.

According to the Met Police, throughout October 2020, Singh, while off obligation, made quite a lot of malicious and threatening cellphone calls to the officers.

All calls had been created from a “no caller ID” quantity and the victims had been subjected to direct threats, private insults and verbal abuse.

One of the victims reported the matter on October 19, 2020 and following enquiries by officers, it was established that the cellphone used in the course of the offences belonged to Singh. He was arrested the identical day and launched on bail.

On November 16, 2020 he was additional arrested in connection to the offences in opposition to the remaining victims.

Singh was charged on March 11 this yr through postal requisition.

Singh had been suspended from obligation on October 26, 2020 and at a misconduct listening to on 17 August this yr, he was discovered to have breached the Standards of Professional Behaviour in relation to discreditable conduct to the extent of gross misconduct and was dismissed from Scotland Yard.

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