Police officer who called three black men "f****** monkeys" weeps in dock as he and colleague cleared of racial harassment

Police officer who called three black men 'f****** monkeys' weeps in dock as he and colleague cleared of racial harassmentMetropolitan Police constables Kevin Hughes, 36, and Pc David Hair, 42, were both found not guilty on two separate charges each ‘Black people haven’t evolved, they live in mud huts in Africa,’ a colleague heard Hughes sayHair was alleged to have racially abused PC Julia Dacres while travelling in a police minibus Hughes wept and Hair signed with relief as the verdicts were announced at Westminster Magistrates’ Court | UPDATED: 22:51 GMT, 29 November 2012 Two police officers were cleared of racial harassment today after one admitted saying a black man looked like a monkey while another allegedly told a black colleague that she was 'going home to cook bananas'.

"Met police officer compared black men to chimpanzees and told colleague they lived in mud huts during racist banter on patrol"

'Racist Met police officer compared black men to chimpanzees and said they lived in mud huts' PC Kevin Hughes allegedly directed racist comments at members of the public while on patrol Fellow PC David Hair 'asked black colleague if she was going home to cook bananas'Officers were suspended in April following complaints from other PCs | UPDATED: 23:56 GMT, 26 November 2012 A police officer told colleagues ‘all black people look like monkeys’, a court heard yesterday.