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Indian-born police officer accused of misconduct after complaint about “racist” toy

By: Eastern Eye Staff

An Indian-born police officer who raised concerns about a “racist” toy monkey at work was accused of gross misconduct, according to the BBC. The officer reported seeing the black toy animal wearing an policeman’s shirt at Belgravia police station in central London. However the detective was investigated for making the story up after senior staff promised to look into the incident. He was later cleared at a misconduct hearing and received damages from the Met Police after taking legal action. The details emerged after a separate case at Thames Valley Police in which an officer put a monkey on a…

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