Tarique Ghaffur

  • UK's Asian cop settles his race discrimination claim November 14, 2008

    London: Britain's top Asian cop, Assistant Commissioner Tarique Ghaffur has settled his claim for race discrimination with Scotland Yard. According to media reports, the 53-year-old officer will receive a £300,000 payout and his full pension entitlement. He had originally been seeking more than £1million. In return Ghaffur has apparently agreed to...
  • Woman top cop accuses Scotland Yard of racism September 11, 2008

    London: In the UK, more trouble is brewing for Scotland Yard as it faces another case of racism. This time it is an Asian woman officer who has levelled allegations of racism. The latest row is raising questions of institutional racism in Scotland Yard. Britain's most senior Asian cop, Assistant Commissioner...
  • Top Brit Muslim cop suspended over racism row September 10, 2008

    New Delhi: Britain's top Muslim policeman was suspended on Tuesday from his job after accusing the head of London's Metropolitan Police of racial discrimination, sparking claims of "victimisation". Tarique Ghaffur, an assistant commissioner, has been "temporarily relieved" due to concern that his public comments on the case were affecting the "operational...
  • Race row: UK's seniormost Asian cop asked to 'shut up' August 29, 2008

    London: Hours after publicly announcing that he would be suing the Scotland Yard for racism, Britain's most senior Asian police officer has been asked by superiors to "shut up" and "get on" with his job. Assistant Commissioner Tarique Ghaffur went public on Thursday with a highly damaging legal action against Sir...
  • British-Asian officer accuses Scotland Yard of racism August 29, 2008

    London: A top ranking British police officer of Asian origin, Tarique Ghaffur has charged his boss, the Metropolitan police chief of racial, religious and age discrimination. This high profile case may have a longer-term impact on ethnic minorities within the British police. One of Britain's top ranking Asian police officers,Assistant Commissioner...
  • London cop cries foul, accuses bosses of racial bias August 29, 2008

    London: A top ranking British police officer of Indian origin, Tarique Ghaffur has charged his boss, the Metropolitan police chief of racial, religious and age discrimination. This high profile case may have a longer-term impact on ethnic minorities within the British police. One of Britain's top ranking Asian police officers,Assistant Commissioner...