At least 10 police officers are suspected of being involved in an alleged plot to discredit ex-cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell, who was accused of calling Downing Street armed guards “plebs”, according to a report by the Sunday Times (£).
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has expanded its part in the criminal investigation into the incident after receiving new information.
A report out today says David Cameron brought in the the wrong person to investigate 'Plebgate'.
Andrew Mitchell has written a piece in which he has accused the police of trying to destroy his career in a smear campaign.
A police officer who claimed to have witnessed Andrew Mitchell's 'rant' at Downing Street is being investigated by the police watchdog.