UK: Manchester police refer Taser shooting of man with child to IOPC

"A video of the incident, which happened at a petrol station in Stretford at approximately 11pm on Wednesday, shows Desmond Ziggy Mombeyarara, 34, being confronted by two GMP officers while carrying the boy."


"Shortly after he puts the child, who can be heard screaming Daddy throughout the footage, on the ground, the man is Tasered by one of the policemen.

He is then repeatedly shouted at to put his hands behind his back by the officer, while still incapacitated on the floor, and in the view of the young child."

Manchester police refer Taser shooting of man with child to IOPC (The Guardian, link)

See also: GMP release new statement over incident where a man was tasered in front of a child at petrol station (Manchester Evening News, link) 

 

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