19/10/2015

Serving Police Officer Charged With Seven Counts Of Rape

A serving police office has been charged with seven counts of rape and one count of assault.

PC Michael Graham, 47, an officer in Hounslow, was arrested at his home on 06 October and charged the following day. He has been suspended from duty while officers from Sexual Offences Exploitation & Child Abuse are investigating.

He is due to appear before Uxbridge Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, 21 October.

(MH/JP)

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