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Baby P detective sues ‘bully’ police after exposing child abuse and corruption

Baby P detective sues ‘bully’ police after exposing child abuse and corruption

John Wedger said he was forced into early retirement from the Metropolitan Police after suffering a breakdown last year brought on by post traumatic stress disorder.

The former detective constable has begun a civil claim against Scotland Yard seeking damages for psychiatric injury arising from work-related stress.

Mr Wedger said he was bullied after filing an intelligence report alleging that some of his colleagues knew a prostitute was pimping out girls as young as nine but turned a blind eye.

He claimed he was told by a high-ranking Met officer to keep quiet or be “thrown to the wolves”.

Last night father-of-four Mr Wedger said: “I joined the police to serve the community and make a difference. I have wholeheartedly, loyally and relentlessly pursued, arrested and prosecuted those I was tasked to target.

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