In the height of campaigns against police brutality, Rapper Wretch shared a video of his 62-year-old father being Tasered by police at his home.
The footage that was posted on Twitter by the 35-year-old Rapper Wretch shows Millard Scott, his father, toppling downstairs after being Tasered by the police officers in north London, in April.
When he addressed ITV News, Mr Scott said that he was convinced that if he was white the police would not have Tasered him. He said that he was “lucky to be alive”.
He said: “The only people who have invaded our space are the Metropolitan Police. The only people who seem to ignore the guidelines put out there are the Metropolitan Police. It seems at this moment in time we are being singled out and targeted.”
According to the Met Police, the analysis had found “no indication of misconduct”.The force`s spokesperson said that the police officers had gone to the property as part of “a long-running operation to tackle drugs supply linked to serious violence”.
Millard Scott`s son Wretch 32 – whose real name is Jermaine Scott expressed that there is a lack of progression on “police brutality” in the UK as he shared the video on Twitter.
He posted the clip on Twitter account with the inscription: “This is how the police think they can treat a 62-year-old black man in Tottenham but this 1 happens to be my dad.”
On the clip, a police officer was heard saying: “Police officer with a Taser. Stay where you are.” When the officers asked if he was OK and told him to keep still, a distressed woman was heard saying: “They`ve Tasered him”.
A young man aged 22 who was in the house was apprehended and charged with encouraging another to commit an offence. They also charged a 52-year old woman for obstructing police after her interview under caution at a later date.