Suella Braverman has expressed her support for the armed officers who voluntarily relinquished their firearms following the charging of a fellow officer in connection with the tragic death of Chris Kaba. In response, she has initiated a comprehensive review aimed at bolstering their confidence in carrying out their essential duties while safeguarding the welfare of the public.
An increasing number of specialized firearm experts within the Metropolitan Police force have chosen to temporarily withdraw from their roles following the prosecution of an unnamed police marksman in connection with the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Chris Kaba. Kaba lost his life when he was shot in the head while driving a vehicle in Streatham Hill, situated in the southern part of London, during the month of September in 2022. The officer facing charges for this tragic incident, whose identity is disclosed as NX121, recently appeared before Westminster Magistrates’ Court