Hack held in Yard’s probe

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A JOUR­NAL­IST has been ar­rested by of­fi­cers prob­ing cor­rupt pay­ments to pub­lic of­fi­cials, say Scot­land Yard.

The 37-year-old was held at his home in north Lon­don as a 29-year-old serv­ing of­fi­cer with Sus­sex Po­lice was ar­rested at his home in the county.

They bring the num­ber of ar­rests un­der the Metropoli­tan Po­lice’s Op­er­a­tion Elve­den to 43.

A Yard spokesman said: “To­day’s ar­rests are the re­sult of in­for­ma­tion pro­vided to po­lice by News Cor­po­ra­tion’s Man­age­ment Stan­dards Com­mit­tee. They re­late to sus­pected pay­ments to a po­lice of­fi­cer.”

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