Judge: Cynical acts of betrayal are 'profoundly corrosive'

Passing sentence on both men in separate hearings today, the Judge, Mr Justice Fulford said:

This country has long prided itself on the integrity of its public officials and cynical acts of betrayal of that high standard have a profoundly corrosive effect.


Officials jailed for selling info

Former prison officer Richard Trunkfield has been sentenced to 16 months for selling information about James Bulger's killer Jon Venables to The Sun. Ex-PC Alan Tierney was jailed for 10 months for details about the arrest of John Terry's mother.