The mother of a man with psychiatric problems who was pinned face down to the pavement by three police officers shortly before he died told an inquest today that when she viewed her son’s body his face was covered with injuries.
Denis Yevsyukov, the former head of a police district in Moscow neighborhood of Tsaritsyno, shocked the nation when he went on a shooting spree in a Moscow supermarket that left three people dead and another six injured.
The police chief who oversaw the bungled operation which resulted in the fatal shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes was today made the third most powerful officer at Scotland Yard.
New Zealand-born Blair Peach was working as a special needs teacher in the east London borough of Tower Hamlets when he was killed on 23 April 1979.
As many as 1,184 people were killed in police custody in India in the last eight years with Maharashtra topping the chart with 192 deaths, a report said on Thursday.
An inquest into the death of a Birmingham father who died after being arrested by police has been delayed again. The hearing is now expected to take place in November, when more than six years will have passed since the death of 38-year-old Michael Powell.
On the 19th of May the family of Habib Ullah and campaign members attended the High Court for a Judicial Review Permission Hearing to challenge the IPCC’s decision which appeared to downgrade the investigation of the Police officers who had been present at the scene from a criminal investigation to a misconduct investigation.
The family of a man who died in police custody tell us why they think the independent police investigation into his death has been so flawed. Emily Reuben reports.