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Restraint of drug-swallower was proportionate, says watchdog

Edir Frederico Da Costa lost consciousness after his arrest and died a week later. One officer faces misconduct proceedings over use of CS spray.

Police at the protest following the death of Edir Frederico Da Costa. Photo: PA Wire

Police at the protest following the death of Edir Frederico Da Costa. Photo: PA Wire

Date - 30th October 2018
By - Ian Weinfass - Police Oracle
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An investigation into the death of a man in London which sparked clashes at a protest against police has concluded the use of force used to restrain him was proportionate. But the watchdog has also found that one officer may have committed...
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