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Jimmy Savile Surrey detectives under investigation

Jimmy Savile Surrey detectives under investigation

Two Surrey detectives who dealt with sex abuse allegations against Jimmy Savile are themselves being investigated.

According to the BBC :-‘The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) said a detective constable and retired detective inspector were under scrutiny.

They were involved in Surrey Police’s inquiry into claims Savile abused girls at Duncroft School in the 1970s.

The IPCC will examine whether the officers passed information to “other forces in a timely way”.

In a statement, the police watchdog said: “The IPCC’s independent investigation is now into the conduct of two Surrey Police officers who were involved in the police investigation into allegations of sexual abuse by Jimmy Savile at Duncroft School in the 1970s.

“In addition to a retired detective inspector, a detective constable is now also subject to the investigation.

“The conduct investigation includes whether information was passed to other forces in a timely way.

“The inclusion of the second officer in the investigation follows a direction from the IPCC to the force to refer their conduct.”

Surrey Police confirmed a retired officer and a serving officer were being investigated.’