Cardiff: It’s just days into 2021, and already a Black man has died after being in police custody

Mohamud Mohammed Hassan.

Via The Canary

This is 24-year-old Mohamud Mohammed Hassan. On the evening of Saturday 9 January, Mohamud died suddenly, after being released from police custody earlier that day.

Mohamud had been arrested on Friday night and was released without charge on Saturday morning. Witnesses say he had been severely beaten, with blood on his clothes and bruises all over his body. According to a close friend, when Mohamud arrived at his home, he said:

Look fam, the police have beat the shit out of me.

Mohamud’s cousins said: