There were fierce demonstrations in Minneapolis even after the curfew. A large number of protesters gathered outside the police station at the Brooklyn Center in Minnesota and raised fierce slogans.
Performances in Minneapolis (AFP)
Once again, a black citizen lost his life in police firing in America. In such a situation, a round of demonstrations has started in many cities of the country again. However, the police, while presenting a cleanliness, has described it as a mistake But the protesters have said that the police deliberately shot 20-year-old Daunte Wright. Significantly, after the assassination of George Floyd at the hands of the police last year, there were demonstrations around the world including apartheid.
There were fierce demonstrations in Minneapolis on Monday night, even after the curfew. A large number of protesters gathered outside the police station at the Brooklyn Center in Minnesota and raised fierce slogans. The protesters raised slogans of ‘I can be the next victim’ and ‘No justice if not peace’. The police fired tear gas shells to control the situation and tried to disperse the protesters. This is the second consecutive day after the assassination of Dounty Wright, where demonstrations have taken place in the city.
Was shot with real gun instead of taser gun
According to the body camera video of the police released by the Brooklyn Center Police Station, an officer is shouting ‘taser, taser, taser’. But instead of shooting from the taser, he shot the victim with the actual gun. Brooklyn Center Police Station chief Tim Gannon said the police officer accidentally took out the handgun instead of the taser. This was an accident, due to which Wright died. He said, I cannot say anything, my consolation is with Wright’s family.
Shot dead after a car collision
After the death of Dunty Wright, there were overnight demonstrations at the Brooklyn Center and the shopping mall was looted. As conditions worsened, curfew was imposed in Minneapolis and surrounding areas, including the Brooklyn Center, from seven in the evening to six in the morning. Dunty Wright was returning home by car on Sunday. During this time, his car collided with another car. The police, who reached the spot, shot him without any provocation. The deceased’s mother said that her son had called and told them that the police had forced them to stop.
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