Crimewatch detective who NoW 'spied on' arrested

A Scotland Yard detective was questioned on suspicion of misconduct in public office.

A former Scotland Yard detective who complained of being spied on by the News of the World during a major murder inquiry has been arrested over illegal leaks to a journalist.

The 52-year-old - named by sources as Detective Chief Superintendent Dave Cook - was questioned on suspicion of misconduct in public office after being detained at his Berkshire home yesterday.

Officers from the Independent Police Complaints Commission questioned him on the basis of evidence from the Scotland Yard team investigating corruption surrounding the phone-hacking investigation.

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