Jun 28 2012 By Carl Gavaghan
AN UXBRIDGE man has been arrested as part of the investigation into the relationship between the press and public officials.
Met Police officers investigating allegations of inappropriate payments to police and public officials arrested the man this morning ( Thursday).
The arrest was made at approx 6am by officers from Operation Elveden which is being supervised by the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) and is being run in conjunction with Operation Weeting, the MPS inquiry into the phone-hacking of voicemail boxes.
A 31-year-old man, a former NHS employee, was arrested at his home address in Uxbridge on suspicion of conspiracy to cause misconduct in a public office (contrary to Common Law) and on suspicion of corruption (contrary to the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906).
He is being questioned at a west London police station.