“Get Off My Neck”: UK Cop Suspended For Kneeling On Suspect During Arrest
British police on Friday suspended an officer after video emerged exhibiting a person in north London being detained utilizing methods “not taught in police coaching”.
Footage posted on social media confirmed the person being held on the bottom shouting: “Get off my neck.”
Steve Home, deputy commissioner of the pressure, referred to as the footage “extraordinarily disturbing.
“A few of the methods used trigger me nice concern — they aren’t taught in police coaching,” he mentioned in an announcement.
“One officer has been suspended and one other officer has been faraway from operational obligation, however not suspended presently. This determination shall be stored underneath evaluate,” he added.
Officers had been referred to as to a struggle on Thursday and arrested a person on the scene on suspicion of affray and possession of an offensive weapon, the pressure mentioned.
The arrest evoked that of George Floyd, whose loss of life by the hands of US police in Might sparked worldwide Black Lives Matter protests.
(Aside from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is printed from a syndicated feed.)