Ex-Surrey Police officer to face trial over rape

A former Surrey Police officer has appeared in court over a series of rapes.

64 year old Derek Seekings, who retired from the force in 2005, appeared at Guildford Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday.

Mr Seekings is charged with seven counts of rape of a woman in Surrey between 1994 and 2000.

Six are alleged to have taken place off duty, and one while on duty.

He will stand trial at Guildford Crown Court on 16 September.