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If its established that 1 person asks another to make a phone

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If its established that 1 person asks another to make a phone call impersonating a police person and passes information to a barrister who is in a family court and that information impacts on judges decision to restrict access. Are both persons liable to criminal action as impersonating Police Persdon
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 3 years ago.
Hi.

Thank you for your question. My name is XXXXX XXXXX I will try to help with this.

Have the police been contacted about this impersonation please?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Yes the policewoman a DC whose name was used and false information was passed to barrister whilst in family court hearing.


The DC categorically confirms she or any colleagues has never contacted the court with any information.


My daughter in law asked the DC to send information which she could not do, Then my daughter in law requested a friend to call the court using the DC name and passed incorrect information to the barrister via usher.


This information was passed to judge who decided in view of this info to deny my son unsupervised access until the report was investigated.

Expert:  Jo C. replied 3 years ago.
Thanks.

That very definitely is an offence.

The person who made a call is guilty of impersonating a police officer and the daughter in law is guilty of the new offence that replaces incitement.

If the facts are as you say, I would charge them both with perverting although there is always a debate over whether or not you can use that offence with other court hearings than criminal ones.

This should be reported to the police urgently. If a CID officer is being impersonated to try to get a better deal at the family court then that is serious.

Can I clarify anything for you?

Jo
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you that is exactly what I wished to read...


 


Regards


IJS

Expert:  Jo C. replied 3 years ago.

No problem and all the best.

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