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Five British police officers notified for misconduct in Portuguese man’s death

in News · 11-10-2017 08:35:00 · 0 Comments


Five British police officers have been notified and reportedly could be charged with misconduct during an operation that resulted in the death of young Portuguese man Edir Frederico da Costa in London in June.

Five British police officers notified for misconduct in Portuguese man’s death

 

This is according to the Independent Commission on Police Complaints (IPCC). Known to close friends as Edson, the 25-year-old died on June 21 at Newham Hospital after several days in hospital.

 

The family of the Portuguese, who has been resident in the United Kingdom since 1996, claims that the boy was a victim of violence by agents who tried to arrest him on 15 June during a police operation.

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Edition 1445
14 October 2017
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