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Tower Hamlets detective sacked by the Met for assault

PUBLISHED: 14:02 26 November 2018 | UPDATED: 18:10 26 November 2018

Woman detective who admits assault is dismissed from the Force. Picture: MPS

Woman detective who admits assault is dismissed from the Force. Picture: MPS

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A detective based at Tower Hamlets has been dismissed from the Met Police after being arrested and convicted of assault.

Det Con Asweina Gutty faced allegations of “discreditable conduct” at a special hearing on Friday following her court appearance in July.

She had pleaded guilty at Hendon Magistrates’ Court to a charge of assault by beating in an incident on May 27 while off-duty.

She was handed her a 12-month community order and a 100 hours’ unpaid work order in September by Central London magistrates, who also ordered her to pay £200 court costs, £100 compensation and £85 victim surcharge.

Friday’s special Met Police hearing considered Gutty’s work record and several character references, but ruled that the allegations of discreditable conduct were proved as gross misconduct.

She was dismissed without notice and is now on a ‘barred’ list preventing any future employment in law enforcement or associated organisations or governing bodies.

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