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Family of Daunte Wright to receive $3.2m following his death by former Police officer Kim Potter

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Family of Daunte Wright to receive $3.2m following his death by former Police officer Kim Potter

Family of Daunte Wright to receive $3.2m following his death by former Police officer Kim Potter

 A suburban Minneapolis city has agreed to pay $3.2 million to the family of Daunte Wright, a Black man who was fatally shot by a police officer who said she confused her gun for her Taser.

 

The settlement also includes changes in police policies and training involving traffic stops like the one that resulted in Wright’s death, according to a statement from attorneys representing Wright’s family.

 

Wright was shot once in the chest by Brooklyn Center Officer Kim Potter, who is white, after the 20-year-old was stopped for expired registration tags in April 2021. The former officer was subsequently convicted of first- and second-degree manslaughter and was sentenced to two years in prison.

 

Family of Daunte Wright to receive $3.2m following his death by former Police officer Kim Potter

 

Potter was heard on video yelling “Taser” several times just before she fires her pistol.

 

Wright’s family members “hope and believe the measures of change to policing, policies and training will create important improvements to the community in Daunte’s name,” said co-counsel Antonio M. Romanucci. “Nothing can bring him back, but the family hopes his legacy is a positive one and prevents any other family from enduring the type of grief they will live with for the rest of their lives.”

 

The outrage from Wright’s death led the Brooklyn Center City Council to pass a series of reforms, including the use of social workers and other trained professionals to respond to medical, mental health, and social-needs calls that don’t require police.

 

The changes also prohibit police from making arrests for low-level offenses and require the city to use unarmed civilians to handle minor traffic violations.

 

The settlement is one of the largest involving police conduct Minnesota. Last year, the city of Minneapolis agreed to pay $27 million to George Floyd’s family.

 

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Again, Nigerian lawyer storms Lagos court dressed in traditional worshipper’s regalia (video)

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Again, Nigerian lawyer storms Lagos court dressed in traditional worshipper

Nigerian lawyer, Malcolm Omirhobo, stormed the Federal High Court in Lagos state dressed in traditional worshipper’s regalia today June 27.

 

Again, Nigerian lawyer storms Lagos court dressed in traditional worshipper

Omirhobo made news last week when he attended proceedings at the Supreme Court dressed in the same manner.

According to him, he is only following the approval of the Supreme Court in its judgment on June 17 allowing Nigerians to express their mode of worship which includes the use of Hijabs in schools and places of worship.

 He rebuffed an attempt by court officials to stop him from going in.

 

Watch a video of him arriving the Federal High court in Lagos below…

 

 

 

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Kendall Jenner spotted with Devin Booker amid reports they’ve split

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Kendall Jenner spotted with Devin Booker amid reports they

Kendall Jenner was spotted spending some alone time with Devin Booker amid reports they have split.

 

The two were cozy with each other as they spent time at Soho House in Malibu Sunday, June 26.

 

Pictures show Devin smiling as Kendall gave him flirty looks.

 

Multiple outlets reported that the couple had split but the recent photos paint a different picture.

 

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Kendall Jenner spotted with Devin Booker amid reports they

Kendall Jenner spotted with Devin Booker amid reports they

Kendall Jenner spotted with Devin Booker amid reports they

Kendall Jenner spotted with Devin Booker amid reports they

Kendall Jenner spotted with Devin Booker amid reports they

Kendall Jenner spotted with Devin Booker amid reports they

Kendall Jenner spotted with Devin Booker amid reports they

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Nigerian man arrested in South Africa for alleged possession of drugs

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Nigerian man arrested?in?South Africa for alleged possession of drugs

A Nigerian national has been arrested in Johannesburg, South Africa for alleged possession of drugs. 

 

Jo’burg Metro Police Department in a statement on Monday, June 27, said the suspect was arrested with crystal meth and dagga (cannabis)

 

“Whilst conducting patrols in Florida, #JMPD K9 Unit noticed suspicious activity outside a house on 6 Ave, Florida. Entry was gained into the premises & a Nigerian national was arrested for possession of drugs (crystal meth & dagga). Suspect detained at Florida SAPS” the statement read. 

 

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