May 21, 2022

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Ex-policeman convicted in George Floyd murder case settled in US court |  The world

Ex-policeman convicted in George Floyd murder case settled in US court | The world

Derek Chowdhury, a police officer convicted of murder George FloydMakes an Appeal Agreement and faces up to 20 to 25 years in prison – federal court sentence To us.

He faces two sentences: first for murder, in the state of Minneapolis, and second in federal court for violating civil rights. George Floyd. Both sentences can be handed down simultaneously.

In the federal case, the former officer pleaded guilty in December 2021 to violating Floyd’s rights. Prosecutors were targeting 25 years in prison.

The federal judge in the case on Wednesday (4) accepted the terms of the settlement.

Celebrity jury sentences former white police officer Derek Chavez to death for murder of black citizen George Floyd – Photo: Reverse / Reproduction

Attempt to change the outcome of the murder

In Minnesota State Court, he seeks to overturn a conviction for murder (for that sentence, he Sentenced to 22 years in prison)

He argues that the judges who convicted him were intimidated by the waves of protests that began after his death. George Floyd.

Floyd died on May 25, 2020. Death victim’s neck was pressed by the knee for 9 half minutes. The man was accused of paying the bill with a fake $ 20 bill.

The murder of a black man named Floyd has sparked protests in cities around the world against police brutality and racism.

The death penalty was seen as a historic condemnation of the disproportionate use of police force against black Americans.

All three police officers are guilty

In late February, three other former Minneapolis police officers were found guilty of robbery George Floyd Your rights by not helping you.

Former police officers Du Tao, J. Alexander Queng and Thomas Lane.

Lawyers argued that they knew from their training and “basic human morality” that they had a duty to assist Floyd when he came to the knees and pleaded with the defendants’ former colleague, Derek Chow.

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