A police officer who conspired with his brother to frame a colleague by accusing her of taking drugs has been jailed.And yes, you guessed it!
PC Joseph Prasad, 32, attached to Specialist Crime and Operations, was sentenced on Thursday, August 24, at Lewes Crown Court to seven years after he was found guilty of perverting the course of public justice and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice with malicious communication.
One count of possession of class A drugs is to lie on file.Lovely!
Further investigative work revealed that Pc Prasad was in possession of two mobile phones. One of the phones had been used to make the anonymous call to police on June 7. Further analysis showed numbers linked to him had made numerous anonymous calls over a two-month period to police, Crimestoppers and the Directorate of Professional Standards (DPS) giving false information in an attempt to get his colleague arrested.And why? Because she was his ex-girlfriend. Mind how you go!