Met detective faces jail for trying to sell information to News of the World

April Casburn is due to be sentenced

A senior Met police detective is due to be sentenced today, after being convicted of trying to sell information to the News of the World about the phone-hacking inquiry.

April Casburn, who was found guilty of misconduct in public office in January, was told by the judge that she could face a custodial sentence.

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Met Officer Jailed

April Casburn has been jailed for 15 months at the Old Bailey