Sheku Bayoh



Details of Sheku Bayoh inquiry announced

The remit of the independent public inquiry into the death of Sheku Bayoh – who died in 2015 – has been announced.

Published 21 May 2020

Lord Bracadale to lead inquiry into death of Sheku Bayoh

Lord Bracadale is to lead an independent public inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the death of Sheku Bayoh.

Published 24 January 2020

Public inquiry to be held into death of Sheku Bayoh

A statutory public inquiry will be held to examine the circumstances leading up to and following the death of Sheku Bayoh, Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has announced.

Published 13 November 2019

Crown Office declines to pursue criminal proceedings over Sheku Bayoh death

The Crown Office has said the evidence in relation to the events surrounding the death of Sheku Bayoh in May 2015 does not warrant prosecution.

Published 12 November 2019

Police officers in Sheku Bayoh case win legal challenge for medical retirement

Two police officers involved in the incident which led to the death of Sheku Bayoh have successfully challenged decisions to refuse their requests to retire on medical grounds.

Published 23 April 2019