The family of unarmed black man Chris Kaba who was shot dead by a firearms officer has said that the “world needs to see” the police bodycam footage of the incident.

Mr Kaba’s distraught family seen body-worn footage captured by officers in two police vehicles who chased and hemmed in his Audi Q8 late at evening on September 5.

His cousin Jefferson Bosela, the family representative, tweeted on Friday: “The whole world needs to see that footage; when the time is right, they will.”

Scotland Yard has been approached for remark.

A forensics officer at the scene in Kirkstall Gardens, Streatham Hill

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Mr Kaba was shot as soon as within the head, struggling catastrophic injuries, on the slim south London avenue. The Metropolitan Police officer concerned has been suspended and the Independent Office for Police Conduct has launched a murder investigation.

His family privately met Scotland Yard’s new Commissioner, Sir Mark Rowley, for 25 minutes after viewing the footage on Wednesday.

His mother said that she remained decided to obtain “justice” over her son’s dying.

“It was hard… very hard,” she said following Wednesday’s assembly. “As I’ve said before, my heart is already broken. What I want is justice for my son and I want the truth.”

The Independent Office for Police Conduct has said its investigation into Mr Kaba’s dying will be “complex” and take six to 9 months to complete as a “significant amount of evidence” is examined.

It has additionally disclosed that the taking pictures occurred as police “attempted to stop and contain” the Audi that Mr Kaba was driving and that the pursuit was prompted after the automobile, which was not registered to Mr Kaba, was linked by automatic numberplate expertise to a firearms incident in earlier days.

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