Three bailed following Operation Weeting and Elveden arrests

11 July 2011

New Scotland Yard

Latest from New Scotland Yard at 07.50 hrs on Saturday 9 July

The 63-year-old man arrested by officers from Operation Weeting together with officers from Operation Elveden yesterday, Friday 8 July has been bailed.

The man, arrested a man on suspicion of corruption allegations contrary to Section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906, has been bailed to return to a London police station in October.

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Latest from New Scotland Yard at 21.41 hrs on Friday 8 July

The Metropolitan Police Service has this evening [8 July 2011] arrested a member of the public in connection with allegations of corruption.

At 20:22 hrs officers from the MPS' Operation Weeting together with officers from Op Elveden arrested a man on suspicion of corruption allegations contrary to Section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906.

The man, aged 63, was arrested at a residential address in Surrey. A search is ongoing at this address. The Operation Weeting team is conducting the new investigation into phone hacking.

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

It would be inappropriate to discuss any further details regarding these cases at this time.

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Latest from New Scotland Yard at 19.37 hrs on Friday 8 July

Two men arrested by officers from Operation Weeting together with officers from Operation Elveden on Friday morning (8 July 2011) have been bailed.

A 43-year old man arrested on suspicion of conspiring to intercept communications and corruption allegations has been bailed to return to a London police station in October.

A 53-year-old man arrested in connection with corruption allegations has been bailed to return to a London police station in October.