Operation Elveden: Two ex-prison officers arrested

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Two ex-prison officers have been arrested in Suffolk, as part of an inquiry into corrupt payments to officials.

A 47-year-old man and a 44-year-old woman were arrested by officers from Operation Elveden.

They were arrested for alleged misconduct in a public office and conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office.

They are being held in custody at a police station in Suffolk.

Operation Elveden is the Met police investigation into allegations of inappropriate payments to police and public officials.