Former Pc Simon Harwood will be able to claim his police pension when he reaches the eligible age, despite being sacked for gross misconduct.
Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Maxine de Brunner said she is unable to remove his pension because he has not been convicted of a criminal offence
She said: "Simon Harwood will retain his pension when he reaches pensionable age. I'm unable to remove his pension because he has not been convicted of a criminal offence."
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