Police strangling and punching ‘drunk’ teenagers, “excessive suppression” appeals to the Human Rights Commission


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It is reported that teenagers caught by the police while drinking at a bar were arrested for resisting violently, and that they had filed a complaint with the Human Rights Commission, claiming that they had been over-repressed by the police.

On November 29, last year, teenagers caught in the police crackdown while drinking at a bar in Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul were arrested while resisting violence.

According to a closed circuit (CC) TV video reported on Channel A on the 31st, a police officer entered a pub that was open, and after that, a male student came out of the pub while fighting with the policeman.

Soon after, the party went out and grabbed the necks of the two police officers who were dispatched, swung their fists in the face, and grabbed the officers’ legs and knocked them down.

There were 8 male and female students who drank alcohol that day, and the police eventually arrested 3 teenage males using stun guns.

Three out of four people charged with obstructing public service have not responded to the police’s request to appear for over a month, and recently filed a complaint with the National Human Rights Commission of Korea, claiming that the police overreacted at the scene at the time.

The police are considering applying for an arrest warrant if they continue to disobey the request to appear, and the owner of a bar selling alcohol to minors is also being investigated and investigated.

(Seoul = News 1)


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