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Senior Met Police officer found guilty of possessing indecent photo of a child

Senior Met Police officer, 54, who helped Grenfell victims is found guilty of possessing indecent photo of a child but cleared of corruption

  • Novlett Robyn Williams, 54, from south London, had denied ever seeing video
  • It had been sent to her via WhatsApp by her sister, co-defendant Jennifer Hodge
  • But today, at the Old Bailey, she was found guilty of possessing disturbing video
  • She showed no emotion as she was convicted of charge by majority of 10 to one
  • Her 56-year-old sister found guilty of distributing an indecent image of a child

Metropolitan Police superintendent Novlett Robyn Williams (pictured outside the Old Bailey yesterday), 54, has been found guilty of possessing an indecent photo of a child but cleared of corruption following an Old Bailey trial

A highly decorated police officer has been found guilty of possessing an indecent video of a child but cleared of corruption.

Novlett Robyn Williams, commended for her work in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower disaster, showed no emotion as she was convicted of the charge by a majority of 10 to one.

Williams, 54, from south London, denied ever seeing the video, which was sent to her via WhatsApp by her sister, co-defendant Jennifer Hodge, in February 2018.

But prosecutors said there was no way that Williams could have missed the 54-second clip, and cited a response from the officer to her older sister to ‘please call’ as evidence that she wanted to discuss the content.

Williams denied possessing an indecent image of a child and corrupt or improper exercise of police powers and privilege.

Social worker Hodge, 56, of Brent in north-west London, was found guilty of distributing an indecent image of a child.

Hodge’s long-term boyfriend, bus driver Dido Massivi, was convicted of two counts of distributing an indecent photograph of a child, and one count of possessing an extreme pornographic image portraying a person having sex with a horse.

Williams, 54, from south London, denied ever seeing the video, which was sent to her via WhatsApp by her sister, co-defendant Jennifer Hodge (right outside the Old Bailey today), in February 2018. Hodge's long-term boyfriend, bus driver Dido Massivi (left outside the Old Bailey today), was also convicted

Williams, 54, from south London, denied ever seeing the video, which was sent to her via WhatsApp by her sister, co-defendant Jennifer Hodge (right outside the Old Bailey today), in February 2018. Hodge’s long-term boyfriend, bus driver Dido Massivi (left outside the Old Bailey today), was also convicted

More to follow. 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk



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