Judicial review into protests adjourned
A request for a judicial review of a Police Complaints Authority report into disturbances outside Parliament in 2016 has been adjourned.
Chief Justice Ian Kawaley heard that the PCA had not received documents about the case from the applicants’ law firm Trott & Duncan and postponed the hearing until May 10 to allow the authority to seek legal advice.
Police used pepper spray on a crowd of protesters who blockaded the House of Assembly on December 2, 2016.
The protest was mounted against controversial plans to redevelop the island’s airport through a public-private partnership deal.
A PCA inquiry into the incident criticised police leadership and planning, but no individual officers were found to be at fault.
The applicants for the review, who were not identified in court, want Mr Justice Kawaley to order the PCA to carry out a further inquiry.
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