Obama cousin's 'stress claim' dismissed

The County Court at Central London was the venue for the widely reported case brought by a cousin of Barack Obama for stress and harassment against her former employees, the Metropolitan Police.  Ms Auma claimed damages in the region of £400,000 for what she asserted was a conspiracy over a several of years and  involving a number of MPS officers and staff to bully and victimise her: the allegation that they regularly passed wind whilst stood by her desk was the reported in newspapers around the world. 

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/sep/23/barack-obamas-cousin-suing-london-met-police-for-campaign-of-harassment

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/distant-obama-relative-sues-ex-employer-farts-article-1.2371965

After a trial lasting just over 7 days the Claimant agreed to the dismissal of her claim with her solicitors contributing £30,000 to the MPS’s costs.

Iain Daniels, instructed by Stephen Johnson at Plexus Law, appeared on behalf of the MPS.