Edward Oniba a serving Police Community Officer is accused of sexual harassment for touching a female colleague while on duty last year October 2020. He appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court and pleaded not guilty, then he went ahead to elect a Crown Court trail.
“The trust of the public is fundamental to our core purpose of keeping London safe. It is critical and right that all Londoners can trust our officers, staff and volunteers whenever they encounter them.” said The Metropolitan Police Department.
The Metro Police Department went ahead to conduct an internal investigation of these allegations; in a statement they said ” We have already taken a number of significant steps to start real change across the organization. These include two independent reviews, an examination of all current investigations of sexual and domestic abuse allegations against Met employees and an increase in the number of investigators in our professional standards directorate”.