Source: United Kingdom London Metropolitan Police
A serving Metropolitan Police Service constable was charged with misconduct in public office on Thursday, 9 August.
The officer, PC Farouk Abubakar – attached to Kingston Borough – was arrested on 20 October 2017.
This followed allegations that the officer had sent inappropriate texts and an image from his mobile phone to a vulnerable female whom he had met while on duty.
The Directorate of Professional Standards investigated and referred the case to the CPS who authorised the above charge.
The officer has been suspended from duty.
The officer is due to appear Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 12 September.