Met Police officer jailed for 12 months over 'plebgate' affair

A Metropolitan Police officer has been sentenced to 12 months in prison after pleading guilty to a charge of misconduct in public office over the "plebgate" scandal.

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PM: 'Completely unacceptable' officer falsified account

David Cameron said it was "completely unacceptable" for a police officer to falsify their account of an incident after PC Keith Wallis pleaded guilty to misconduct in public office over the "plebgate" affair.

Prime Minister David Cameron. Credit: PA

The Prime Minister said: “It is completely unacceptable for a serving police officer to falsify an account of any incident.

"Andrew Mitchell has consistently denied the version of events presented in the email and I welcome the fact that the officer concerned has now pleaded guilty.”

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