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Sean Rigg cops to face gross misconduct proceedings

by Alistair Farrow
Issue No. 2593

Sean Rigg

Sean Rigg

The Independent Office for Police Conduct has said five cops should face gross misconduct charges over the death of Sean Rigg in 2008.

The news came as PC Andrew Birks, one of the five, and now a Church of England minister, attempted for the second time to overturn a block on his resignation.

If he is allowed to resign he will avoid gross misconduct proceedings.

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Tue 27 Feb 2018, 16:02 GMT
Issue No. 2593
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