The sudden death of Mohamud Hassan: IOPC confirms no evidence to suggest Mr Hassan was Tasered
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Summary of a statement issued by the Independent Office for Police Conduct today:
“....there is no evidence to suggest that Mr Hassan was Tasered at any stage either prior to or during his detention."
“We are aware that there is a lot of speculation about the circumstances surrounding Mr Hassan’s death and we now know that some of that is inaccurate.
“As a public body we have a duty, when we are able, to try to correct misinformation that may be in the public domain.”
The force continues to fully co-operate with the IOPC investigation and is providing them with information and material, including CCTV footage and body-worn video.
We acknowledge the impact Mr Hassan’s death has had on his family, friends and the wider community. Our thoughts and condolences continue to be with them.
The full IOPC statement can be found here: https://policeconduct.gov.uk/news/update-investigation-death-mohamud-mohamed-hassan-cardiff-0