Today, a Met Police constable in active service appeared in court to deny inappropriately speaking with two teenage girls while on patrol.
Adnan Arib, a 15-year old girl, allegedly told her to lie about a stolen item during her police interview on July 4, 2019, without her mother.
Southwark Crown Court heard that the 44 year-old was accused of planning to meet her alone, without an adult present.
A Met Police serving officer (pictured from Library image of Scotland), appeared in court today and denied inappropriately communicating with two teenage girls.
He is also accused in messaging a 16 year-old girl and asking her out non-political purposes between March 31st and May 22nd 2019.
Arib spoke today only to confirm his name, and deny the charges.
He was wearing a back puffa jacket, pinstripe pants, a white shirt and a tie.
Adnan Arib is then accused on arranging to meet her alone without an adult present, Southwark Crown Court (pictured) heard
Arib was released by Judge Sally Cahill on bail in advance of his trial on February 10, next year.
Two counts of misconduct in public office were denied to Arib, Harts Lane, Barking.
According to the Metropolitan Police, Arib is currently off duty.