Met Police chief: 'Ruthless search for the truth' over 'plebgate'

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe today said the force would launch "a ruthless search for the truth" in the Andrew Mitchell "plebgate" row.

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'Plebgate' probe defended

The senior civil servant who carried out an investigation for Prime Minister David Cameron into allegations that his Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell swore at police insisted that he did a "competent" job and came to the right conclusion.