Jury finds police lawfully killed Mark Duggan, whose death sparked UK riots

by Blogburger on January 9, 2014

London: Police were acting lawfully when they shot dead an unarmed Mark Duggan, the 29-year-old father of six whose killing led to the London riots of August 2011, an inquest jury has found. There was uproar in the courtroom after the jury revealed their decision. People screamed “murderers” at police, and loudly abused jurors. One person leaving the courtroom was overheard saying “a black life ain’t worth nothing in this town". The English capital faces a nervous night on the streets of Tottenham. A protest in 2011 over Duggan’s shooting sparked a riot that snowballed into violence and looting across north London and…

WN.com – International English News

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