posted on Jun, 13 2006 @ 07:36 AM
I'm torn with situations like this. Yes i agree that the police were right to go in there if they believed that intel to be correct. Imagine if they
had ignored it and it had been legit?
As for calls for the met chief to resign, what good will this do if it has just been a case of dodgy intelligence? A new boss will take the seat and
will have to rely on human intelligence once again. What if the next intelligence is unreliable? Do we sack every police chief that has dodgy
intelligence turn up on his shift?
So long as the he is'nt found to be doing anthing corrupt, i say he should stay in his position and sort this mess out instead of passing the
As for the shot brother, i agree he should have compensation if it's deemed an accidental shooting. No-one should put up with that crap, even if it
is a believed bomb factory. Innocent until proven guilty and all that. I'm not sure i've even heard the official version of the shooting from the
I would like to see the pictures of the suspects face after the police supposedly kicked it. They would have, or should i say "should" of taken pics
of any injuries sustained during the raid. His face in the press conference pic looks pretty good for someone who had recently had a boot to the
I do sometimes feel intelligence agencies are fighting a losing battle as far as the moaning public are concerned though. Yes this raid was botched,
as was the Stockwell incident, but i wonder what the figures are for correct intelligence that has stopped atrocities? If they were published would
people even be gratefull? I doubt it.
[edit on 13/6/06 by CX]