IPCC make arrests as part of investigation into Rigg death


Sean Riggall credits: The IPCC
published: 27 March 2013

Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) investigators have today (Wednesday, 27 March) arrested two serving and one retired Metropolitan Service Police (MPS) officers in connection with the on-going investigation into evidence given at the inquest into Sean Rigg’s death.

Police Sergeant A, 50, was arrested at his place of work on suspicion of perjury and perverting the course of justice;

Police Constable B, 29, was arrested at an address in south London on suspicion of perjury and perverting the course of justice;

Retired Police Constable C, 48, was arrested by appointment at a central London police station on suspicion of perverting the course of justice.

All three are being questioned by IPCC investigators at a central London police station. IPCC investigators have carried out searches at their home addresses and the serving officers’ workplaces.

Mr Rigg’s family have been told about today’s developments through their solicitors.

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