Greater Manchester Police's (GMP) Chief Constable, Sir Peter Fahy
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Chief Constable Sir Peter Fahy in misconduct probe

12 August 2014 Last updated at 12:27 BST

The chief constable of Greater Manchester Police, Sir Peter Fahy, is facing a criminal investigation over his role in the handling of inquiries into a suspected sex offender.

The allegations were made by a whistleblower and investigated by the police watchdog.

Ed Thomas reports.