‘Do the right thing’: Family of Sheku Bayoh to lodge perjury complaint as they repeat demand for a public inquiry
“We know racism played a big part in our brother’s death and has played a role in denying us justice,” said the sister of Bayoh, on the 4th anniversary of his death in police custody
‘Total betrayal’: No charges for police over death of Sheku Bayoh
Family of Bayoh demand public inquiry following decision by Lord Advocate
THE FAMILY of Sheku Bayoh, whose death in custody three years ago has been attributed by some to the actions of police including dangerous physical restraint, has declared they feel “nothing but total betrayal” following the Lord Advocate’s decision not to prosecute the nine officers involved.
Analysis: Scotland's 'disgrace' as Sheku Bayoh family forced to sue police chief
The family of a man who died in police custody have announced historic legal action against Scotland's police chief for £2mn
THREE YEARS after a Fife man died in custody whilst being arrested, his family have described their painful battle for answers as they prepare a historic legal case again Police Scotland boss Iain Livingstone.
VIDEO: Outcry and protests after death of black teenager in UK police custody
Protestors took to the streets in UK cities following the death of 18-year-old Mzee Mohammed
PROTESTS have taken place in Liverpool and London following the death of another black man in police custody.
Mzee Mohammed, 18, died last week after being detained by police. Footage from the incident reportedly showed the teen lying motionless face down on the ground while still in handcuffs.
Latest death in police custody to be investigated following Bayoh case
Lanarkshire man died after being detained by police at the weekend
ONE YEAR since the death in police custody of Sheku Bayoh, an investigation has been announced into another such fatality in Lanarkshire on 1 March.
The Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (PIRC) stated that an investigation into the circumstances leading up to Steven Chesney's death will be conducted, at the direction of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS).
Police engaged in "deliberate attempt" to smear Sheku Bayou, claims @AamerAnwar
Anonymous comments from a 'police source' have fuelled fresh claims that authorities want to distract from death in custody case
THE LAWYER acting on behalf of Sheku Bayoh's family, the 31 year old who died in police custody, has hit accused "police sources" of a "deliterate attempt" to smear Bayok.
Aamer Anwar, acting for the family of Sheku Bayoh, the Fife man who died in police custody in May 2015, hit out at police authorities following the comments which appeared at the weekend in a Scottish tabloid newspaper.
Sheku Bayoh: Family react with anger to Kenny MacAskill "hunting Police Scotland" remarks
Bayoh family say they will not be "bullied, silenced or patronised"
THE FAMILY of Sheku Bayoh, a 31-year-old man who died in police custody, have reacted with anger to comments made by former justice secretary Kenny MacAskill, who has said that the investigation into Bayoh's death is part of a vendetta against Police Scotland.
The dispute comes after a BBC investigation which claimed that one of the nine officers who arrested Bayoh, Constable Alan Paton, had boasted to his brother-in-law of his racist beliefs.
Hundreds march for justice for Sheku Bayoh in Kirkcaldy
Campaigners march with Bayoh family ahead of their meeting with chief constable
SEVERAL HUNDRED protesters joined with Sheku Bayoh's family at the weekend on a demonstration ahead of the family's first meeting with Police Scotland's chief constable.
The march was led by Bayoh's partner Collette Bell and family solicitor Aamer Anwar, and organised by the Justice for Sheku Bayoh campaign.
Ahead of the meeting with Chief Constable Sir Stephen House, Anwar said that he expects the meeting to be positive and "very robust".