January 19, 2021 –
More than 200 people have gathered in protest outside Cardiff Bay police station over the death of a man who died on Saturday 9th of January hours after being released from police custody.
Protestors marched to the station from Cardiff’s city centre, chanting “no justice, no peace” and demanded the force release CCTV of the 24-year-old’s custody stint. Some held signs that read : Black Lives Matter and “stop police brutality”.
Mohamud Mohammed Hassan was arrested on Friday evening after reports of a disturbance at his home, and released the following morning without charge.
But he was later found dead at his house..On Saturday evening – his family claim he was assaulted while in custody, with lots of wounds on his body and lots of bruises…