SCOTLAND Yard closed down investigations into a canal-based paedophile ring, claims a police whistleblower.
● Police chiefs pulled the plug on his inquiry which revealed scores of sex offenders living on canal barges.
● A pimp was free to groom teenage girls because a magistrate was an alleged client of one girl.
● Vice squad officers were ordered not to arrest underage prostitutes.
● Bosses made threats over his report on a London child prostitution ring involving “someone connected to the music department of the BBC”.
But after identifying scores of perverts using the canal network, DC Wedger says he was taken off the job.
He said a senior officer told him: “I’m hearing your name mentioned in high places. You’re getting too good at this. I’m going to have to shut it down.”
DC Wedger said he was transferred to the Met’s clubs and vice unit but he says he was ordered not to bring underage girls into the station. He said: “If you brought a kid in your night was finished.”
He added: “I investigated a pimp known as Foxy who sold a 14-year-old girl called Zoe for sex and got her hooked on crack cocaine.
“One of Foxy’s clients was a magistrate who used to regularly let her off when she got pulled in by police. There was also someone from the music department of the BBC involved.”
“This cannot ever get out and if it does you will be thrown to the wolves. So shut your f***** mouth.”
He has the support of former Detective Constable Margaret Oliver who left Greater Manchester Police claiming the evidence of child sex ring victims was not being used to nail grooming gangs.
A Met spokesman said last night the force was aware of “various allegations” made by a detective constable which were being assessed by its Professional Standards Directorate.
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