Police say they’re being made scapegoat in Belgrave case

The police force yesterday defended its handling of the investigation into the fatal shooting of Dameon Belgrave by its ranks in 2012.

The police have come in for sharp criticism over the acquittal on Thursday in the magistrate’s court of two of its ranks for the October 5th 2012 shooting. Counsel for the two ranks argued that the fatal bullet came from the weapon of a third rank who was not charged in the unlawful killing.

This has led to Belgrave’s family and others accusing the police of deliberately bungling the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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