Extremely disturbing: outrage over brutal arrest of a Black man in London

The violent arrest of a Black man in London has sparked memories of the death of the African-American George Floyd by police in the American city of Minneapolis

Extremely disturbing: outrage over brutal arrest of a Black man in London

The violent arrest of a Black man in London has sparked memories of the death of the African-American George Floyd by police in the American city of Minneapolis. On a Video of the incident that circulated on social networks, is to see how two police officers keep a lying on the ground, and with handcuffs handcuffed man violently down. One of the officers pressed the man his knee against the head. Several times to hear how the captured calls: "get Off my neck." Passers-by get involved and call the police, the man let go.

The incident is said to have already been played on Thursday in the London borough of Islington. Scotland Yard moved in on Friday the consequences and suspended the officials in charge of the service. Another police officer was placed in the inside service, as it was called in a Scotland Yard statement. The case will now be investigated by the independent police oversight authority, the IOPC (Independent Office for Police Conduct), said in a statement.

the Scotland Yard has described the Video as "extremely disturbing". Some of the applied arrest techniques were worrying and were not in the police training.

The police had been called because of a violent confrontation and have taken the man because he fit the description of one of the Parties, - stated in the message from Scotland Yard. Arrested he had been on suspicion of weapons possession and participation in a brawl. Later I found out that the man had been on a wanted list. The 45-Year-old had been sentenced for aggravated assault to imprisonment on probation and had to go back to prison. He had been accused due to carrying a knife in Public.

Updated Date: 18 July 2020, 15:19

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