Chiswick police officer accused of strangling woman appears in court

Image above: PC Mahad Abdalla

PC Mahad Abdalla appears at Westminster Magistrates court to deny attacking woman 

A police officer from Chiswick appeared in court on Monday (25 March), facing charges of assaulting and strangling a woman while he was off-duty.

He was arrested on Saturday and suspended from duty.

PC Mahad Abdalla, 26, denied attacking the woman at a hearing at Westminster Magistrates’ Court and was released on bail ahead of another hearing at Harrow Crown Court on Wednesday 24 April.

His bail conditions dictate that he live and sleep at his home in Chiswick, and must not make contact with the complainant or visit Finchley. He will also have to wear an electronic ankle tag and is subject to a curfew.

PC Abdalla officer currently serves with the Territorial Support Group in the North West Basic Command Unit which covers Brent and Harrow.

He became a full-time officer in 2017 having previously worked in retail while he served as a Special Constable.

As well as the court proceedings, inquiries by the Met’s Directorate of Professional Standards are also ongoing.