Relatives of a man who died after plunging from a London bridge after being Tasered have said it was “cruel” to make them wait over three months to see police bodycam video of the incident.

The family of Oladeji Adeyemi Omishore, who died at Chelsea Bridge in June, said they had been had been proven body-cam footage on Wednesday.

Footage of the incident posted on social media after the incident confirmed officers difficult Mr Omishore after which discharging a Taser as he shouted in an agitated manner.

After initially being incapacitated, the 41-year-old recovered and ran to the aspect of the bridge before showing to bounce into the river beneath.

Details released by the Metropolitan Police within the aftermath of the incident said that officers had been referred to as to reviews {that a} man was “armed with a screwdriver”.

In June, watchdog the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC), confirmed that in fact Mr Omishore, who was identified by his family as Deji, had been carrying a plastic and metallic firelighter, which kinfolk said he used to gentle cigarettes.

Investigators from the Independent Office for Police Conduct are persevering with to look at occasions around the incident.

In a statement released on Twitter on Thursday, Mr Omishore’s family said: “Yesterday, our family was finally given access to view the body-worn video footage of the officers that encountered our brother Deji on Chelsea Bridge.

“This comes more than 3 months after his death.

“There is no justification for the wait that families systematically endure to have access to this footage. It’s cruel and deprives families of clarity and closure.

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