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Police Officer in Central District justified in defending himself

29 October 2019

The Authority oversaw a Police investigation into an officer who punched a woman after she assaulted him and another member of the public following a traffic accident. The investigation found that the officer acted in self-defence and used reasonable force to restrain and arrest the woman after she bit him on the arm. The Authority agreed with the outcome of the Police investigation.

IPCA: 18-0675

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