Arrested Sun journalist "questioned over £50 lunch claim"

An expense claim shows one of the paper's journalists took two policemen to lunch.

One of the Sun journalists arrested as part of a police corruption probe has been questioned about an expense claim for £50 spent on taking two policemen to lunch, The Times reports today.

On Saturday five senior Sun journalists were arrested in dawn raids by police from the Operation Elveden corruption inquiry. The arrests followed those of four other senior current and former Sun journalists two weeks ago.

Those arrested, and freed on police bail, include: former and current Sun deputy editors Fergus Shanahan and Geoff Webster, former managing editor Graham Dudman, head of news Chris Pharo and two veteran reporters, crime correspondent Mike Sullivan and chief reporter John Kay.

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