Today’s accusation against a police officer for raping a woman at an elite hotel was dismissed.
28-year-old PC Adam Zaman is charged with sex attacks in Liverpool Street, City of London’s 5-star Andaz Hotel on Sunday 24 October.
Met Police Officer, East Area Command Unit, arrested on the same day. He was charged with rape.
PC Zaman, who appeared at the Old Bailey today via videolink from HMP Wormwood Scrubs denied the charge of rape, and only spoke to confirm his identity, date, and denial.
Pc Adam Zaman, pictured, is accused of raping a woman at the Andaz Hotel in Liverpool Street last month. Metropolitan Police has suspended Zaman and sent the matter to Independent Office for Police Conduct.
PC Zaman was remanded in custody by Judge Philip Katz, QC until the December 22nd hearing. The trial date has not yet been set.
The matter was referred to Independent Office for Police Conduct.
Following PC Zaman’s arrest, Detective Chief Superintendent Paul Trevers said: ‘I recognise that the public will be concerned to hear that a serving police officer has been charged with such a serious offence. This concern is ours.
PC Zaman has been remanded to custody until another hearing at Old Bailey on 22 December. The trial date has not yet been set
‘We acted swiftly when this allegation was reported to us and have fully supported what continues to be a thorough investigation by detectives from the City of London Police. The complainant is receiving specialist support.
‘PC Zaman has now been charged and it is important that criminal proceedings are allowed to take their course.
“None should be reported that would compromise the integrity or validity of such proceedings,”