Two former senior police officers have received £467,000 in pension payments – despite being sacked for gross misconduct.

Ex-Cleveland chief constable Sean Price and his deputy Derek Bonnard received £336,000 and £131,000 respectively after being dismissed.

Both officers were arrested in 2011 as part of Operation Sacristy, the £4.6m investigation into allegations of corruption at the force and the now-defunct police authority which resulted in no criminal charges.

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