Local officer suspended from duty

An officer has been charged following an investigation by the Met’s Anti-Corruption and Abuse Command.

PC Mohammed Sardar, aged 31 and attached to the East Area Basic Command Unit, was charged on 23 August with five charges under the Computer Misuse Act 1990.

The charges relate to alleged offending between 2018 and 2021 concerning the unauthorised access of information on police computer systems.

He will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court today, Friday, 22 September.

The investigation has been carried out by the Met’s’ Anti-Corruption and Abuse Command under the direction of the Independent Office for Police Conduct.

PC Sardar remains suspended from duty.