Brooks' lawyer: 'Sinister motive to record meetings'

Duwayne Brooks' lawyer, Jane Deighton, has said that there would be no reason to record any of their meetings unless there was a "sinister motive".

Speaking to BBC Radio 4, Ms Deighton addressed claims that the Metropolitan Police secretly recorded officers' meetings with Brooks and his lawyer.


Jane Deighton on police bugging of @duwaynebrooks. “There is no rational reason to record our meeting unless there was a sinister motive.”


@bbcradio4 Interview with Jane Deighton on police bugging of @duwaynebrooks"It’s a scandal that anyone shd have to live through what he has"


'It's scandalous that under the guise of briefing us they were covertly recording us." Jane Deighton on bugged meetings with @duwaynebrooks

Scotland Yard told the the BBC that its directorate of professional standards was looking into the claim and that it was being treated with “huge seriousness”.


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