The protest which was triggered
by the brutal killing of Breonna Taylor, has turned violent, as the grand jury
in the city of Louisville has decided not to level any charge against the police
officers who shot the black woman several times during a mistaken raid.
The victim suffered at
least six serious bullet injuries.
The protest was commenced
demanding justice for Ms Breonna.
Last day, a state of emergency
was imposed in the region, as it was declared that the jury would soon give their
opinion on whether the police officers who shot the woman should be charged or
It was expected that
the protest would become violent if the officers were not given clean chit by
Anyway, as expected, the
situation has turned violent, as soon as the decision that has, in a way, exonerated
the officials from the crime they committed has become public.
At least two police
officials have been injured as the protest has turned violent.
The continuing protest
indicates that the authority has not lived up to the expectation of a section
of society in this matter.
Anyway, it is
important to mention here that it is not right to challenge the opinion of a
jury using undemocratic means.
It is unjustifiable to challenge a opinion of a jury through undemocratic means when there are several democratic methods as well as judicial methods are available.
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