Police 'spied' on family of man mistakenly shot by officers

Police reportedly spied on the family of Jean Charles de Menezes - who was shot dead by officers who mistook him for a suicide bomber in 2005.

A report on undercover policing released today is critical of the Metropolitan Police.

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Scotland Yard 'regrets distress caused' to families

Scotland Yard has stopped short of offering an apology to the families of 17 justice campaigns, who a secret police unit kept information on.

I regret enormously the distress that has been caused.

– Assistant Commissioner Martin Hewitt

The investigation is set to go on for another year and will report on the culture of the unit where "some behaviour that was not appropriate".

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