CPS consider 'Plebgate' charges

Prosecutors are considering whether charges should be brought over the "Plebgate" investigation after receiving all outstanding evidence in the case, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.

Met: Final lines of 'Plebgate' inquiry now completed

The MPS (Metropolitan Police Service) has submitted the final supplementary file to the Crown Prosecution Service as part of the Operation Alice investigation.

An initial file was passed to the CPS on 28 March 2013. However, since that time, three separate pieces of information were provided to the MPS that required further inquiries to be made.

The final lines of inquiry have now been completed.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is supervising the Met's Directorate of Professional Standards investigation. A copy of the file will be passed to them.

– Scotland Yard statement

CPS to decide 'plebgate' charges 'as soon as possible'

The Crown Prosecution Service are to make a decision on whether charges should be brought in the "plebgate" investigation as "soon as reasonably possible".

Eight people, including five police officers, are currently on bail while the police investigation continues into former chief whip Andrew Mitchell's resignation.

We have now received all of the outstanding evidence in this case and are now considering the file to determine whether charges should be brought.

We aim to make a decision as soon as is reasonably possible.

– Spokesman, Crown Prosecution Service

Read: Met Police defend handling of plebgate investigations

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Prosecutors consider charges over 'Plebgate' affair

Former Tory chief whip Andrew Mitchell Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Prosecutors are considering whether charges should be brought over the "Plebgate" investigation after receiving all outstanding evidence in the case, a Crown Prosecution Service spokesman has said.

Eight people, including five police officers, are currently on bail while the police investigation continues into Mr Mitchell's resignation

Read: Met Police defend handling of plebgate investigations