Coroner invites Duggan family to 'help change tactics'

The coroner in the Mark Duggan inquest will take the "unique" move of inviting the family to help shape police firearms procedure. Family and friends took part in a vigil yesterday outside Tottenham police station to protest the lawful verdict.

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Police station closes ahead of Mark Duggan Vigil

Police station shutters came down with a message on the front saying that the Tottenham Police station was closed.The first two to arrive for the vigil, were Islington pensioner Anne Johnson, 80, a member of the Communist Party of Great Britain, and 73-year-old Martha Osamor.

Mark Duggan's mother, Pam Duggan (right) and her son Marlon Duggan (left) outside the Royal Courts of Justice. Credit: PA

Ms Johnson said: "I feel so sorry for the Duggan family. This is yet another death involving the police and a black person.

"People are not getting justice. The police should not be killing people."

Ms Osamor, who works at Haringey Law Centre, in Tottenham, said: "I knew Mark Duggan when he was a little boy. So little has changed over the years.

"Here am I picketing outside Tottenham police station yet again."

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