Chris Hippo’s family say they weren’t told he was killed for 11 hours

Chris Kaba’s family said they were not told he was murdered for 11 hours and requested to see a video of his final moments after the incident. met the police Firearms officer who shot and killed 24-year-old father has been suspended.

His cousin Jefferson Bosera BBC Radio 4’s Today program said: [after he died]So his mother would have woken up and gone to work not knowing her son was no longer alive.

Mr Hippo died on September 5 after being stopped at Streatham Hill in the south. London.

The Audi he was driving was surrounded by two police cars in the narrow residential neighborhood of Kirkstall Gardens, and one shot was fired from the police’s weapon.

According to the IOPC, which opened a homicide investigation into the case, the car Kabba was driving was flagged with automatic license plate recognition, so officers tracked it down and linked it to an earlier firearms incident. I believed.

The IOPC later said no gun was found in the vehicle and did not belong to Kaba.

Bosella said the family would like to see body camera and aerial footage of the incident and would like to know how long the IOPC investigation will take to complete.

He said: ‘I want you to show the footage to your family so that they have a clear understanding of what happened.

The 24-year-old would-be father was killed unarmed on 5 September after a police chase ended on Streatham Hill, south London.

Protesters gathered last week to demand justice for Chris Hippo heading to Scotland Yard

Regarding the IOPC’s suspension of the official yesterday, Bosella said his family welcomed it but thought it was too late.

Bosera added:

“As you know, the fact is that the IOPC has moved a little too slowly. and it took another two days.

“So there doesn’t seem to be any urgency in their response to this tragic issue.”

“The IOPC is known for doing very lengthy investigations, so we need a timeline for how long the investigation will take. thinking about.

“We won’t wait years for this. We want justice as soon as possible.

Hundreds of protesters gathered outside New Scotland Yard on Saturday after the shooting.

Campaigners and parliamentarians, including Harriet Harman and Bel Ribeiro Addi, had previously called for the suspension of officers, saying they “didn’t understand” that officers were not being disciplined after the shootings.

Cava’s cousin, Jefferson Bosera, said the family would like to see body cameras and aerial photographs of the incident and would like to know how long the IOPC investigation will take to complete.

Bosella’s family wanted to know if he was in the car, or if he was just following the car, and if the police knew.

“They haven’t given us a definitive answer,” Bosella said.

speak to BBChe said: “I said he wasn’t perfect…but regardless, no one deserves to be killed by the police unless there is an immediate or direct threat to the public.” From that moment on, as far as I could hear, he wasn’t.

The family was made aware of the suspension while holding a memorial service for Mr Hippo at Kirkstall Gardens on Monday night.

“We welcomed the news, but it came a little too late,” Bosella said.

“I don’t understand why police officers can still have the luxury of working when they are under criminal investigation.”

The family was notified of the suspension Monday night while holding a memorial service for Mr Hippo at Kirkstall Gardens.

Monday night’s vigil was the first time Kaba’s mother, Helen Nkama, was present at his death scene.

“Chris’ parents have suffered an unimaginable loss. The nature of his death makes it really tough and difficult. They are very strong, but they are struggling.

“During the all-nighter, his mother said, ‘Chris, what did you say in those last minutes? Tell me for a minute.’ It was heartbreaking.”

“Personally, I haven’t eaten. I’ve lost so much weight. I’m grieving as much as possible, but my focus right now is to fight for justice.

He added that the police’s actions fostered a lack of trust in them: (the relationship) is already hurt and broken. I reaffirmed how it felt: trust was gone.

Bosella launched a GoFundMe and Instagram account @JusticeForChrisKaba for his family’s campaign.

GoFundMe has already raised £20,000 of its £50,000 goal.

Demonstrators march from Whitehall to Scotland Yard to protest Saturday’s killing of Chris Hippo

Metropolitan Deputy Commissioner Amanda Pearson said in a statement Monday following the officer’s suspension:

“This decision was made after careful consideration of a number of factors, including the significant impact on public confidence, and in light of the Independent Police Action Service’s announcement of a murder investigation.

“Our thoughts and sympathies are with Mr. Kaba’s family and friends. We understand how concerned the community, especially the black community, is and are working closely with local officials. I am grateful to the people. Chris Hippo’s family say they weren’t told he was killed for 11 hours

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