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Met Police to delay fresh updates in ‘partygate’ scandal probe until after May 5

The police attributed the delay to 'restrictions around communication' during the elections to local and regional authority positions, which be held on the said date. The probe, however, will continue as usual.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. (File Photo/Reuters)
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. (File Photo/Reuters)
Published on Apr 21, 2022 08:02 PM IST

Fined by police, Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak apologise for ‘partygate’

The two were accused of attending parties at a time when the UK was under a strict Covid-19 lockdown, and thus being in violation of the law.

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson (L) and Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak. (Photo by JESSICA TAYLOR/UK PARLIAMENT/AFP) (File Photo)
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson (L) and Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak. (Photo by JESSICA TAYLOR/UK PARLIAMENT/AFP) (File Photo)
Published on Apr 13, 2022 06:33 AM IST

Scotland Yard remembers first-ever Sikh female police officer

At a time when there would have only been about 700 female officers in the Met, Karpal Kaur Sandhu was both the first female Sikh and female South Asian police officer in the UK. Sandhu, aged 30, was killed in an altercation with her husband, who was reportedly opposed to her career choice.

PC Sandhu was born to a Sikh family in Zanzibar, East Africa, in 1943 and came to the UK in 1962(Twitter)
PC Sandhu was born to a Sikh family in Zanzibar, East Africa, in 1943 and came to the UK in 1962(Twitter)
Published on Feb 01, 2021 09:22 PM IST
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