Thursday, 9 April 2009

New Angle, new post mortem - Ian Tomlinson

...Liberal Democrat justice spokesman David Howarth described the footage as 'sickening'. He said: 'This shove is very heavy - it's done with great force. Legally that counts as an assault.'

Brian Paddick, former deputy assistant commissioner at the Met, said the officer could potentially face a charge of manslaughter.

Labour MP David Winnick called for Home Secretary Jacqui Smith to make a full statement to the House of Commons after Easter. He said questions would be asked about 'misleading' police statements after Mr Tomlinson's death...


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