Babar Ahmad: Officers cleared to seek damages from Met Commissioner
Four police officers who were "branded abusive thugs" for the way they arrested terror suspect Babar Ahmad have won the right to seek damages.
The Court of Appeal ruled the officers can sue the Metropolitan Police Commissioner.
They accused the Met of "letting them down badly" by not defending them against claims they beat Mr Ahmad.
In March 2009 the Met paid £60,000 to Mr Ahmad after admitting he had been subjected to an attack.
The Met initially denied Mr Ahmad's claim that he was punched, kicked and throttled during his December 2003 arrest.
However, lawyers for the... read more
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