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Police watchdog to probe if ethnicity was a factor in child drowning case

Force faces investigation into 'less favourable' treatment of dead refugee's family.

River Irwell: Scene of the tragedy

River Irwell: Scene of the tragedy

Date - 12th August 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
An investigation is probing allegations police treated the family of a 12-year-old Somalian refugee who drowned "less favourably" because of its ethnic background. Shukri Yahya Abdi drowned in the River Irwell in Bury, Greater Manchester,...
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