Former officer wins payout for racist abuse within police force


A VIP close protection officer who guarded members of the royal family and Tony Blair has received a £457,000 payout after being called “just a Paki” and enduring years of abuse by colleagues. Nadeem Saddique, 45, the only Asian in his unit with Cleveland police, was targeted by superiors on a night out who called him a “black cunt” and said he was “just a Paki.” He has been unable to return to work after a long-running battle with the Middlesborough police force. One colleague had an English Defence League sticker, which made reference to employment tribunal was told last…

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