Amandeep Kaur Grewal is a female Sikh officer with the Met. She is set to be awarded a five-figure sum (Ã‚Â£10,000 – Ã‚Â£99,000) for hurt to her feelings after the Met were found guilty of racial & religious discrimination during her training period at Hendon. She claimed that some of her fellow recruits behaved in a ‘less than friendly way towards her’.
She is currently serving as a PC in the Met, I therefore assume that this behaviour has not caused her so much stress as to never be able to work again. An arm didn’t fall off as a result of her treatment & clearly she didn’t die.
Compare & contrast with Corporal Anthony Duncan who was shot in Iraq in 2005. He underwent 11 operations, took two years to recuperate & has one leg shorter than the other. He, also, is back working at his old job & is currently serving in Afghanistan. He was awarded a four figure sum (Ã‚Â£9,250) but succeeded at a tribunal in getting his compensation raised to Ã‚Â£46,000.
The government are currently appealing in an effort to reduce the amount of compensation Cpl Duncan & another soldier have been awarded.
As usual, having your limbs blown off in a war zone is harder to get decent compensation than having to put up with some playground taunting.