Police apologise to women who had relationships with undercover officer
Police chiefs have apologised unreservedly to seven women who were deceived into forming “abusive and manipulative” long-term relationships with undercover police officers.
The Metropolitan police have also paid substantial, undisclosed amounts of compensation to the women who had intimate relationships, lasting up to nine years, with the undercover spies.
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The comprehensive apology comes four years after the women launched legal action against the police, alleging the deception caused them emotional trauma.