Storm looms over police version of shooting error

If information in documents leaked to ITV news last week proves accurate, the Metropolitan Police Service and its commissioner, Sir Ian Blair, will have some serious explaining to do.

20th August, 2005

If information in documents leaked to ITV news last week proves accurate, the Metropolitan Police Service and its commissioner, Sir Ian Blair, will have some serious explaining to do.

The documents contain evidence presented to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) inquiry into the police shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes at Stockwell station in south London the day after the attempted London Underground bombings of July 21. The evidence contradicts many aspects of the...

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