Duggan death 'flawed planning'

The Met officer in charge of the operation which targeted Mark Duggan is being cross examined by family barrister at the inquest. The Duggan family barrister Mike Mansfield says he died because of "flawed planning".

Officer: Duggan investigation was not flawed

The police officer in charge of the investigation that led to Mark Duggan being shot has denied that the operation was flawed.

The inquest into the death of the 29-year-old has been hearing evidence from a member of Trident, the Met's gun crime unit.

He defended the police surveillance in the run up to the shooting, and said his team was acting on credible evidence.

Our Senior Correspondent Ronke Phillips reports.

Duggan inquest discusses handover of gun

by Ronke Phillips: Senior Correspondent

DCI Foote is still being questioned by the Duggan family barrister Michael Mansfield, discussing intelligence around handover of gun. The inquest hears the weapon was used by Kevin Hutchinson Foster in "pistol-whipping" incident a week before Duggan was killed.

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Mark Duggan died because of 'flawed planning'

by Ronke Phillips: Senior Correspondent

The Met officer in charge of the operation which targeted Mark Duggan is being cross examined by family barrister at the inquest. The Duggan family barrister Mike Mansfield says he died because of "flawed planning" and "wrongly assessed intelligence".

Mark Duggan was shot in 2011
Mark Duggan was shot in 2011 Credit: Met Police