Met tried to ‘take out’ black officers

A senior Muslim policeman is to accuse several high-ranking officers at Scotland Yard of trying to “take out” members of the National Black Police Association (NBPA), in a book to be published next month.

It is understood that Ch Supt Ali Dizaei will claim that certain colleagues in the Metropolitan Police Force oversaw efforts to use an internal inquiry into claims that he had used drugs, visited prostitutes and taken bribes to incriminate his fellow members of the NBPA, a body established to protect the rights of black and Asian officers.

The book will suggest that some of the Met’s senior officers had been angered by NBPA claims that they had failed to embrace the recommendations of the Macpherson Report into the botched investigation of the murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence.

Sunday Telegraph, 25 February 2007