Undercover Met police 'betrayed' women in relationships

Help

A group of women who claim they were tricked into sexual relationships with undercover policemen have spoken for the first time.

In exclusive interviews with the BBC they say the officers deliberately invaded their private lives in order to spy on them.

Eight women are now suing the Metropolitan Police, claiming the deceit has caused them lasting damage.

The Met says such relationships are "never authorised".

Listen to the full report on File on 4 on BBC Radio 4 on Tuesday 2 October at 20:00 BST and Sunday 5 August at 17:00 BST. Listen again via the Radio 4 website or the File on 4 download.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.