MPS officer charged with rape

A serving Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) officer has been charged with rape.

Oct 27, 2021
By Tony Thompson

Police Constable Adam Zaman, 28, who is based on the East Area Command Unit, was charged by the City of London Police on Wednesday (October 27).

He has been remanded in custody to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court the same afternoon.

The charge relates to an incident that is alleged to have occurred in the City of London on the evening of Sunday, October 24 when PC Zaman was off duty. He was arrested the following day.

The MPS’s Directorate of Professional Standards has been informed and PC Zaman has been suspended. The matter has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct.

Detective Chief Superintendent Paul Trevers, policing commander for the East Area Command Unit, said: “I recognise that the public will be concerned to hear that a serving police officer has been charged with such a serious offence. We absolutely share that concern.

“We acted swiftly when this allegation was reported to us and have fully supported what continues to be a thorough investigation by detectives from the City of London Police. Specialist support is being provided to the complainant.”

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