Metropolitan police officer Sandeep Khunkhu will face a public misconduct hearing after failing to fully investigate allegations of domestic abuse and or to instigate suitable safeguarding measures to assist in protecting the female victim
The victim Denise Keane-Simmons was set on fire and died.
Damion Simmons, 45 (29.03.76) of no fixed address, was sentenced at the Old Bailey on Friday, 8 October to life imprisonment, with a minimum term of 32 years for the murder of Denise Keane-Simmons.
Simmons was also handed a sentence of 20 years imprisonment for arson with intent to endanger life and 12 months imprisonment for disclosing sexual images.
PC Khunkhun will appear before the misconduct panel on the 21st of April 2022.
If the allegation are proved against the officed he could ultimately lose his job and be unable to work in UK policing again.
Metropolitan Police Service
- Stats since 1st January 2022
124 Misconduct Hearings
89% held in public
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