Vigil for Habib ‘Paps’ Ullah (2013)

Habib Ullah - First Demo originally by: IRR News  |  12 December 2013

On Friday 20 December campaigners will hold a vigil in High Wycombe to mark the birthday of Habib Ullah who died in police custody in July 2008.

Habib Ullah’s wife, mother, children and siblings will be joined at High Wycombe police station by families of others killed in police custody including that of Leon Briggs, who recently died in police custody in Luton, and those affected by policing recently in High Wycombe.

Habib’s family are still waiting for a new inquest into his death to be held after the first was halted in December 2010 (read an IRR News story: ‘Sudden about turn in Habib Ullah case’) following revelations that police officers had altered their statements following legal advice and an application by the Independent Police Complaints Commission that it wished to re-open its investigation into the five police officers involved in Habib’s death.

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