Published on 26 Sep 2017

Grenfell relative lodges complaint over police helicopter

Senior Home Affairs Correspondent

A man who lost six members of his family in the Grenfell Tower fire says the police helicopter deployed that night created a “cruel and tortuous hope” for his family that led him to believe they could be rescued from the air.

Nabil Choucair has lodged a formal complaint after listening to harrowing 999 calls made by his family that night. He says they were left  with the impression that they could be rescued by helicopter.

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