Further arrest in connection with allegations of corruption

08 July 2011

New Scotland Yard

The MPS has this morning (8 July 2011) arrested another member of the public in connection with allegations of corruption.

At 06:11 officers from the MPS' Operation Weeting together with officers from Op Elveden arrested a man on suspicion of corruption allegations in contravention of Section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906

The man, aged 53 years, was arrested at a residential address in Surrey. A search is ongoing at this address.

He is currently in custody at a south London police station.

Operation Elveden is the investigation into allegations of inappropriate payments to police. This investigation is being supervised by the IPCC.