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Paris police suspended over beating a black music producer

Three police officers in Paris have been suspended after a video emerged of them beating Michel Zecler, a black music producer.

The Saturday incident was captured on CCTV and made headlines on major French news stations sparking outrage.

According to the video, the three police officers are seen beating the music producer endlessly inside hi studio something that has been condemned.

A report issued by the producer himself revealed that he had stepped out without a mask contrary to COVID-19 regulations in the capital.

Upon noticing the police, he run back to his studio but they followed him inside where they attacked him inflicting serious facial injuries from the pictures making rounds.

He tried to reason with the police and even offered to provide his identity card but they continued with the assault unaware of the camera.

Unlike others, Michel Zecler feels lucky there was a CCTV camera to back up his claims as he plans to press charges against them.

The Interior Minister in France Gerald Darmanin has already suspended the officers and promised sanctions if they are found guilty of the charges by the court.

Last week on Monday, police officers in France were already making headlines when they attacked people as they cleared the are where a migrant camp lies in Paris.

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