In the press this week is a story about Chris Huhne, MP, who is going to be investigated by Essex Police following an allegation that he tried to get someone else to take his points following a speeding offence. It would appear that it is his wife who is the whistleblower in this matter and I have seen Mr Huhne appear on TV regularly to deny the allegations. I wonder why the reporters read something into his words when they hear them. For example, because he has not said outright, “I didn’t do it!” they are going apoplectic about the actual words used. Good grief. A denial is a denial.
On another note, whilst the might of Essex Constabulary comb through records which are 9 years old to establish the merit of the allegation, Noble Cause Corruption has become aware of an allegation of perverting the course of justice and corruption being made against officers of another force. The allegations appear to have some merit but the officer is frustrated at the fact that the IPCC have refused to accept the allegation quoting the Police Reform Act 2002 and, consequently, have referred it to the force subject of the allegation. Unsurprisingly, considering that the allegation was against the uPSD department of the relevant force, are you surprised that they have dismissed it? Apparently, without even contacting the person making the allegation!!
It begs the question, why is the 9 year old allegation of a spurned wife against Chris Huhne more important than a criminal allegation against a uPSD office of a police force? The answer is Noble Cause Corruption.