Racist prison officer faces the sack

A PRISON officer is set to lose his job after being convicted of hurling racist abuse at an Asian private hire driver and damaging his car.

Moray Walker, 50, offended Mohammed Tanveer, 40, after the driver refused to pick him up after a boozy night out at Edinburgh’s Prison Officers Club.

Edinburgh Sheriff Court heard how Walker – who supervises inmates at HMP Saughton – leaned through the driver’s window and asked Mr Tanveer: “Why don’t you go home?”

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