Serving Met officer ‘tried to meet two teenage girls’: Cop, 44, is accused of ‘telling one girl, 15, to lie during police interview without her mother then arranging private meeting and texting another, 16, to ask her out’
A serving Met Police constable appeared in court today to deny inappropriately communicating with two teenage girls while on duty.
Adnan Arib allegedly told a 15-year-old girl to lie about a theft during her police interview without her mother present on July 4, 2019.
The 44-year-old is then accused on arranging to meet her alone without an adult present, Southwark Crown Court heard.
A serving Met Police (pictured: Library image of Scotland) constable appeared in court today to deny inappropriately communicating with two teenage girls while on duty
He is also accused of messaging a 16-year-old girl and asking her out for non-police purposes between March 31 and May 22, 2019.
Arib spoke only to confirm his name and deny the charges when he appeared in court today.
He was dressed in a back puffa jacket, pinstripe trousers, a white shirt, and a black tie.
Adnan Arib is then accused on arranging to meet her alone without an adult present, Southwark Crown Court (pictured) heard
Judge Sally Cahill released Arib on bail ahead of his trial on February 10 next year.
Arib, of Harts Lane, Barking, denied two counts of misconduct in a public office.
The Metropolitan Police said that Arib was currently suspended from duty.