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Asian sergeant victimised

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    Khan v The Chief Constable of West Yorkshire and others [1997] IT/1800125/96 (0 other reports)

A police sergeant of Indian origin who sought promotion with another police force was unlawfully victimised when his Chief Constable refused to give a reference to the recruiting force, contrary to normal practice, on the grounds that the officer had an outstanding tribunal application for race discrimination against him, rules a Leeds industrial tribunal (Chair: D J Latham) in Khan v The Chief Constable of West Yorkshire and others.

Detective Sergeant Khan, a serving officer in the West Yorkshire police force, commenced race discrimination proceedings in September 1996 against his Chief Constable and other officers, following the officers' refusal to support his application for promotion to Inspector.