Thusha's parents thank emergency services and police

Statement from Thusha's parents, released by the Metropolitan Police:

We would like to express our gratitude to the emergency services for their prompt actions after Thusha was shot.

In particular, we must thank the paramedics and doctors who operated twice to save Thusha's life, to the Metropolitan Police Service for their support throughout the investigation and subsequent trial, and to all the staff and particularly the physiotherapists at University College London and Stoke Mandeville hospitals.

We are very happy justice has been done.

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