Angolan Heathrow deportee 'unlawfully killed'
A man being deported to Angola on a British Airways flight was unlawfully killed by guards who were restraining him, an inquest jury has found. Jimmy Mubenga, 46, died after becoming ill as the aircraft prepared to leave Heathrow Airport in October 2010. The father-of-five had been restrained by G4S security guards, an inquest jury at Isleworth Crown Court heard.
He was restrained by security guards Terence Hughes, Stuart Tribelnig and Colin Kaler, the inquest heard. The jury found he died of cardio-respiratory collapse, in which the heart stops beating and a person stops breathing.
Returning the verdict, the jury foreman said: "Based on the evidence we have heard, we have found Mr Mubenga was pushed or held down by one or more of the guards.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Africa Review Kenya