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An Indian-origin UK police constable is accused of using his force`s database to target vulnerable women for sex.



London: An Indian-origin UK police constable
has been accused of using his force`s database to target
vulnerable women for sex while on duty.

Police constable Jasbir Singh Dhanda, 52, is accused of
misusing the database while he was a serving officer with
Derbyshire Police over a seven-year period, The Daily Mail
reported.

The officer allegedly had sex with two women while he was
working after tracking them down on the police systems.
Dhanda has denied all charges.

One of his victims has claimed that Dhanda would ignore
calls that came through on his police radio as he attempted to
have sex with her.

Neil Moore, prosecuting, told Nottingham Crown Court
yesterday that the constable targeted three women in total
because they were "vulnerable" and he did not believe they
would report him, the daily said.

He is accused of 12 counts of misconduct in a public
office and obtaining personal data through misuse of a police
database.
The court heard Dhanda accessed the records of one of the
complainants 100 times over a two-year period.
The report said he met one of the women after she
complained to the police about an incident involving her
former partner.

Another complainant said she felt compelled to do as
Dhanda asked because he was a police officer.
Dhanda is alleged to have told the woman, who was a
prostitute, there was a warrant for her arrest but that he
would not execute it if she got him some cocaine.

The police constable, who is suspended from Derbyshire
Police pending the outcome of criminal proceedings, faces
seven counts of misconduct in a public office and five counts
of obtaining personal data.

PTI

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