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प्रकाशित: 6 सितंबर 2012
Two police officers are to be prosecuted for misconduct in public office after a 52-year-old man died while under police restraint.
PCs Maurice Leigh and Neil Bowdery are to appear in court in connection with the death of कॉलिन होल्ट, who died from positional asphyxia at his home in Gillingham, Kent, पर 30 अगस्त 2010. The summonses to Medway magistrates court on 8 October follow an investigation by the Independent Police Complaints Commission (आईपीसीसी).
Holt’s death occurred after staff at Medway Maritime hospital called police to report that Holt, who had been sectioned under the Mental Health Act, was missing. Officers from Kent police went to his flat and found him there.
The decision to prosecute the two constables was made on the advice of the Crown Prosecution Service.
Rene Barclay, the principal crown advocate with the CPS special crime team, said on Thursday: “I have advised the IPCC to obtain summonses for PC Maurice Leigh and PC Neil Bowdery.
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INQUEST Press Release
6 सितंबर 2012