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Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Stockwell Tube Shooting - more blunders revealed

Police knew within hours that Jean Charles de Menezes was not a Terrorist

Anyone getting the latest issue of The Evening Standard will see splashed across the front page the picture of Jean Charles de Menezes lying on a Tube carriage floor as it reports today that:

"A senior Scotland Yard source reportedly said that within hours of the shooting officers were fully aware they had made a mistake and that Mr De Menezes, who was shot seven times in the head and once in the shoulder, was not connected with terrorism.

"But it was only the following day that Sir Ian Blair admitted Mr de Menezes was innocent.......

"The whole surveillance operation also appears to have been bungled.

"The military officer keeping watch on a block of flats near Stockwell, which was used by terror suspects involved in the 21/7 bombings, was relieving himself behind a tree when Mr de Menezes emerged

Jean Charles's family arrived in London today and will visit Stockell London Underground station tomorrow to see where he was killed. Today the family are visiting lawyers to pursue a murder charge. "What else would you expect for a murder? All the officers to blame have disappeared the police think they are above the law that they can just take off." said Alessandro Pereira, Jean Charles's cousin.

"All the guilty people have vanished but we will track them down because we are in the right here."

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