Broadmoor nurse arrested in Operation Elveden corruption investigation
PUBLISHED June 28, 2012
The man, aged 31, was detained at his home in west London on Thursday morning by Scotland Yard detectives running Operation Elveden.
He was being interviewed at a police station on suspicion of conspiracy to cause misconduct in a public office, and corruption.
The man is thought to be source for the Sun or News of the World newspapers which ran a series of stories on convicts held in Broadmoor, Berkshire, including Peter Sutcliffe, the Yorkshire Ripper, and Robert Napper who killed Rachel Nickell.
Operation Elveden is looking into allegations of inappropriate payments to public officials and so far 36 arrests have been made.
The investigation is being supervised by the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC).