Anti-corruption inquiry into Kent Police

An independent examination into how Kent Police records and investigates crime is being carried out as part of an anti-corruption inquiry.It comes after five officers were arrested in Maidstone over claims of "administrative irregularities" in the way prisoners had been dealt with.The investigation will be carried out by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary.It is due to be completed by the end of January,The arrested officers were accused of convincing suspects to admit to offences they had not carried out in order to meet targets. They were later released on bail.