Drug suspect

Tonga drug suspect shot during arrest

The suspect allegedly pulled out a 0.22 revolver to fire at officers who were conducting the raid.

According to Acting Deputy Police Commissioner, National Crime and Investigations, Halatoa Taufa, the suspect fired and missed and an officer in defence fired back causing injuries to the suspect.

The suspect surrendered himself and the gun.

He received injuries on his left arm and ribcage and is reported to be in a stable condition.

Drug suspect on toilet strike for 37 days 'could die'

Lamarr Chambers, 24, of Villa Road in Brixton, is believed to have swallowed drugs during a police chase in Harlow, Essex, on 17 January.

Chelmsford Magistrates' Court heard he had rejected laxatives and an X-ray but was eating and drinking.

In defence, Andrew Horsall said Mr Chambers had not had privacy for 37 days.

The court heard Mr Chambers was being kept in a normal prison cell with two police officers with him at all times.

Mr Horsall added: "There's the potential of something going seriously wrong. We're in an arena of risk of death."