Met officer appears in court charged with murder of Chris Kaba
A Met firearms officer has appeared in court charged with murder in relation to the fatal shooting of Chris Kaba in September 2022.
The officer appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on the morning of Thursday, 21 September, followed by an appearance at the Old Bailey this afternoon.
The officer was released on bail. They will appear at the Old Bailey on 1 December for a pre-trial preparation hearing. A provisional trial date has been set for September 2024.
An application for anonymity was made by the officer’s legal representatives. The court granted an interim anonymity order and the officer cannot be identified at this stage.
The officer remains suspended from duty.