In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 03rd, September, 2020

Nigerian Man, Mathias Ometu Who Was Arrested By Texas Police Whereas Jogging Speaks On Ordeal (Video)

Nigerian Man, Mathias Ometu Who Was Arrested By Texas Police While Jogging Speaks On Ordeal (Video)

Matthia Ometu

Mathias Ometu

The Nigerian American recognized as Mathias Ometu, who was illegally arrested by San Antonio Police in Texas final week mentioned that he “was bodily, emotionally and mentally harmed”, throughout the arrest.

He additionally described the 2 days he spent in jail as days of ‘darkness’.

Ometu spoke immediately on the steps of the Bexar County Courthouse in San Antonio.

He urged the authorities the handle his arrest and unjust therapy by the SAPD.

“I used to be responsible earlier than confirmed harmless,” he mentioned.

He additionally known as for the retraining of the policemen who arrested him.

It was the primary time he made a public touch upon his arrest. His legal professionals and household attended the press convention.

The 33 year-old insurance coverage govt, was jogging on 25 August, when he was accosted by the police, who mentioned he matched the outline of a suspect needed in reference to home violence.

He mentioned whereas jogging close to Interstate 10 and Woodstone Drive, he seen a police automotive decelerate by him earlier than dashing previous him and turning again round towards him.

Ometu mentioned he felt focused by the police, who had been in search of Darren Smith Jr., who was arrested Friday on an unrelated theft warrant.

Smith has not been charged in reference to the household violence incident. And because it turned out, Smith doesn’t bear any resemblance with Ometu.

When police instructed Ometu they needed to take him to the condo complicated so the sufferer would establish him because the suspect, he endured on remaining the place he’s.

“As soon as these doorways shut on you, you by no means know after they’re going to open once more,”
Ometu mentioned.

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He denied kicking the policemen, opposite to their claims.

Watch the press convention beneath:


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