On Monday 25th, May 2020, an onlooker video which was trending on Facebook, showed a black man saying he was unable to breathe for close to five minutes while being nailed somewhere near a Minneapolis cop. The man, George Floyd later passed on after his ‘last’ encounter with the police.
In the video, the white official stoops on Mr. Floyd’s neck as he tells the police that his stomach hurts, and afterward seems to lose consciousness. Onlookers are heard requesting that the officials let Mr. Floyd up and to check his heartbeat. The video shows Mr. Floyd, limp, being loaded onto a stretcher to be taken away by ambulance.
Huge number of people around the globe are talking about this shocking circumstance particularly when it has to do with a black man being dealt with along these lines by the American cops. Hours after the occurrence, four officials of the police engaged with the episode had been fired.
Because of the sensitiveness of the incident, people were as yet not happy with the firing of the cops and took the street to protest. Minneapolis police conflicted with the protesters who are furious over the demise of George Floyd.
Government and state officials said, they are investigating the incident, after a video of the encounter between the police and the man, George Floyd, surfaced on Facebook.
Hundreds of protesters gathered on Tuesday evening at the area where the incident happened. They were reciting and conveying pennants. The protesters strolled for long miles to Minneapolis police headquarters, with some damaging properties of the police. Police in revolt gear framed into a line to go up against the nonconformists and fired tear gas.
A portion of the protesters were in covers, seeming to square traffic. A body was plot in white chalk, as though from a homicide scene. A few nonconformists were seen throwing stones at squad cars.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, the state’s top body for criminal investigations, propelled an examination Monday into the event in line with the Minneapolis police division. On Tuesday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said it had additionally started an investigation.
As per Benjamin Crump, the lawyer speaking for Mr. Floyd’s family, they will look for equity for the family.
Crump additionally stated:
“This abusive, excessive and inhumane use of force cost the life of a man who was being detained by the police for questioning about a non-violent charge,”
The FBI is investigating whether his social equality were abused or not.
Meanwhile, President Donald Trump, have requested that the FBI underseek the tragic death of George Floyd.