Policemen control a man protesting in Australia (AFP)
The policemen of the country are not happy with the stringent restrictions of COVID-19 implemented in Australia. A female police officer from the state of Victoria has resigned after serving for 16 years to protest the use of the police to enforce COVID-19 rules. In an interview, the woman police officer said that her colleagues also support her sentiment. Demonstrations have already taken place in Australia regarding the strict rules of Corona. Strict restrictions have been implemented in the country to deal with the coronavirus.
Acting Senior Sergeant Krystle Mitchell wearing her dark-blue uniform appeared on YouTube’s The Discernible Interview channel. During this, she revealed that she was disturbed by how the police resources have been deployed by the state authorities during the pandemic. Victoria Police is tasked with ensuring that people in one of Australia’s most populous states follow lockdown restrictions. They turn violent while stopping protests against health rules and vaccinations. Because of this people have to be arrested.
Police officers do not want to enforce the rules
Melbourne, the capital of Victoria, holds the world record for the longest lockdown. Michel said that all my police officer friends are working on the front line and are engaged in implementing the instructions of the CHO (Chief Health Officer) every day. Most of them do not believe in this and do not want to enforce the rules. The law enforcers were intimidating people in the community. Michelle admitted that she also feels uncomfortable when she meets officers on the road off-duty.
Several videos surfaced during the demonstrations
In fact, in September, there were tremendous demonstrations in Melbourne regarding the COVID-19 restrictions. During this many videos of the state of Victoria were shared, in which many examples of police brutality came to the fore in the state. In a viral video that got people angry, it was seen that the police is violently thrashing an elderly woman on the ground and spraying paper-spray on her. In another incident, an officer was seen dropping a protester on the pavement, causing him to faint.
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