IPCC receives Hillsborough families surveillance claims

There have been three complaints over alleged surveillance from police on families of Hillsborough victims, the Independent Police Complaints Commission said.

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IPCC assessing Hillsborough families surveillance claims

The Independent Police Complaints Commission has tweeted that a letter from legal representatives of 22 families of Hillsborough victims and calls from two others alleging police surveillance are being assessed.

Three complaints over Hillsborough surveillance claims

There have been three complaints over alleged surveillance from police on families of Hillsborough victims, the Independent Police Complaints Commission said.

IPCC Deputy Chair Rachel Cerfontyne said in a statement: "Concerns have been raised by families about alleged surveillance from police.

"I had previously advised that we had not received a complaint from any families about this. We have now received three allegations.

"We are assessing these and will be speaking with those who have contacted us to determine if there is any more information available."

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