Tottenham Riots: Mark Duggan ‘Had Loaded Gun’

Sky News, September 18, 2012

Mark Duggan, whose death sparked the Tottenham riots, ‘had a loaded gun’ when he was shot, a court heard today.

Giving evidence at Snaresbrook Crown Court, Kevin Hutchinson-Foster, the man accused of passing the gun to Mr Duggan, claimed the 29-year-old was armed.

Hutchinson-Foster is accused of “selling or transferring” a BBM Bruni Model 92 handgun to Mr Duggan, contrary to the Firearms Act 1968, between July 28 and August 5, 2011. The 30-year-old denies the offence.

Mr Duggan was shot dead while police officers were trying to arrest him in Tottenham, north London last August.

The jury heard that the handgun allegedly supplied by Mr Hutchinson-Foster was found near the spot where Mr Duggan was shot.

Prosecutor Edward Brown QC told the court: “On August 4 last year a handgun was recovered in Ferry Lane in Tottenham, north London.

“It had been in the possession of a man named Mark Duggan. The gun was loaded – it had a bullet in its magazine.

“The evidence demonstrates that that gun at that scene had been passed to Mark Duggan by this defendant, Kevin Hutchinson-Foster, shortly before the minicab in which Mark Duggan was travelling was stopped by police in Ferry Lane in Tottenham Hale.

“There in Ferry Lane Mark Duggan was shot and fatally injured by the police as a result of his possession of that gun and what he was thought to be about to do with it.

“The firearm was a BBM Bruni Model 92 handgun. It had been modified so that it would fire 9mm bullets – a lethal firearm as you will hear. The charge this defendant faces is the supply or transfer of that gun to Mark Duggan.”

It was also claimed that Mr Duggan was shot just 12-15 minutes after Hutchinson-Foster allegedly supplied the weapon.

Mr Duggan’s mother Pamela has always claimed her son was ‘assassinated’ and that she and her family have many unanswered questions about the shooting.

The family have been dismayed that the police officers involved in the operation cannot be compelled to be interviewed over what happened.

Both the Metropolitan Police and the IPCC have apologised to the family for failing to keep them properly informed during their investigations.

The incident is still being investigated by the Independent Police Complaints Commission. The inquest into Mr Duggan’s death is scheduled to begin next January.

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  • jedsrael

    His criminal behaviour is a Hate Fact and should be outlawed. 

    Any White who misused his privilege by learning this Hate Fact should be thrown into a FEMA-DOJ Auschwitz camp for education in “evolving my understanding of my responsibility to make the world safe for Diversity”.

  • loyalwhitebriton

    “The family have been dismayed that the Police officers involved in the operation cannot be compelled to be interviewed over what happened”

    Actually, there is an important point here (and perhaps to go slightly off topic).
    British Police are routinely unarmed, but every police force in the UK has a firearms unit, which are deployed as and when necessary.
    Here’s the rub: since the ’90s there have been umpteen shootings of civilians by Police, and several features stand out – a closing of rank by officers concerned, courts granting ‘anonymity in court’ to officers concerned, and a general reluctance by the Crown Prosecution Service to press charges.  
    There was a good article in the Daily Mail about this two/three years ago, but I can’t remember the date, so I can’t link you to it (sorry).

    This is very worrying. Am I likely to be shot dead by coppers for posting on Amren?
    The way things are going, if I was, said coppers would probably get away with it.
    Very worrying.

    • Puggg

      Prosecutors rarely charge cops.  That’s because prosecutors depend on cops, and vice versa.  Especially if the law enforcement agency and the prosecution jurisdiction are concurrent.  A DA of a county will never charge cops of cities within his county or sheriffs deputies for the county, a State Attorney General will never charge members of the state highway patrol/state police, and the U.S. Attorneys/Attorney General won’t charge Federal law enforcement agents.  Sometimes, the U.S. Attorneys will charge local cops, but only if the victim is a favored minority in BRA.

  • whiteyyyyy

    Blacks always amaze me with their sense of being wronged.”Assassinated” many questions left unanswered. A gangster should not share equal rights with everyone else. His life does not deserve equal consideration 

  • The Worlds Scapegoat

    FEMA camps exist, but a more appropriate term would be Multipurpose Camps. Whether you are housing desirables or undesirables, you need the same aminities. You need showers, toilets, beds, kitchen etc. After WWII, a lot of old military bases were turned into minimum security prisons.  Those FEMA camps could house either misplaced US citizens, criminals, or foreign military personnel.

    P.S. Alex Jones is an Idiot.

    • I think they exist, and TPTB are really worried about non-white uprisings.  But if they put us there, like someone said here a few months ago, they’ll be the only prison camps that blacks will try to break into, and the real prison will be outside the prison walls.  Just tell the blacks before they break in that they would have to take showers with whites, which they don’t want to do if they can help it, because they think that wet white men smell like dead dogs.

      My theory on these mysterious ammo buys is that the Federal government is flooding the market for powerful ammo with a whole lot of spam “demand” in order to make it more expensive to try to preclude us from buying it.

      I believe about half of what I read on Alex Jones, and the only reason I believe even half is because I either get another source, or my experience guided by intelligence and common sense indicate to me that it’s true. Meanwhile, I’m leaving an open mind about who really killed JFK and why, and definitely not forming other opinions based on any theory of who and why.