The jury also accused Chauvin and three other former police officers of violating the constitutional rights of African Americans who died during the arrest.
The federal investigative jury indicted four former Minneapolis police officers implicated in the state of Minnesota. Arrest and death From George Floyd Attempts to intentionally violate the constitutional rights of blacks by placing them face down on the sidewalk Breathe.
The indictment issued on Friday mentioned the polices Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and Tou Thao.
He accused Chauvin of violating Floyd’s rights to avoid arbitrary arrest and use of force by the police. He accused Thao and Kueng of violating Floyd’s security rights and was immune from arbitrary arrest because they did not intervene to prevent Chauvin from pressing Floyd’s neck to the ground with his knees.All four were accused of not toasting Medical assistance Freud.
On May 25, 2020, Floyd was arrested and died. A passerby used his mobile phone to shoot a video, which triggered widespread mobilization in the United States and around the world to oppose police brutality and violence. Racial inequality.
In another act, Chauvin was charged with arrest and restraint Neck to In 2017, he was a 14-year-old boy.
Lane (Lane), Shao (Thao) and Guen (Kueng) participated in a video conference and appeared in the Federal Court of Minneapolis. Chauvin did not show up.
The Minnesota state court ruled that Chauvin was guilty of murder due to the death of Floyd and was sentenced to maximum security prison until he was convicted.The other three Former broker, Who will go to the state trial in August, bail. After appearing in federal court on Friday, they were allowed to remain free.
Floyd, 46, was killed when Chauvin nailed him face down to the ground Knees over his neck Even though he was handcuffed and said several times can not breath. The state prosecutor said that Kueng knelt on Freud’s back, Ryan took her legs, Thao prevented the observer from intervening during the nine-and-a-half minutes of restraint.
The second indictment, only against Chauvin, He claimed that he grabbed his neck and deprived a 14-year-old boy of his right to use free force and security, Hit his head When he was lying on the ground and wearing handcuffs, he knelt on the minor’s neck and back with a flashlight.