Former Surrey police officer charged with rape

A police officer has been charged with rape and other sexual offences dating back to the mid 1990s.

Salim Ismail, 50, is accused of two counts of indecent assault, one of rape and one of attempted rape.

He served as a police constable in Surrey between 1993 and 2002, and is now serving with West Yorkshire Police.

The offences are alleged to have happened in Surrey. Sgt Ismail is due to appear at Guildford Magistrates' Court on 15 August.

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