In the Media

Met chief: I was kept in the dark on Tube killing

PUBLISHED August 22, 2005

Sir Ian Blair, Britain's most senior police officer, has admitted he did not know his officers had killed an innocent man until a day after Jean Charles de Menezes was shot dead at Stockwell Tube station.

His revelation in a newspaper interview today will add to growing concern about the police investigation into the killing of the Brazilian electrician on Friday 22 July.