Police officer suspended for yelling at senior citizen about violating coronavirus curfew
A police officer was suspended in the western province of Manisa after a video of him yelling at a senior citizen caused controversy on social media, the Manisa Governor's Office said March 26. In the footage, the police officer is seen yelling at an older man for violating the coronavirus curfew placed on seniors March 21.
A police officer was suspended after getting caught on camera while yelling at an older citizen in a bus terminal for violating the coronavirus curfew on seniors, the Manisa Governor's Office said March 26.
A video filmed at the bus station in the western province of Manisa showed the police officer yelling at an older citizen.
"Who do you think you're talking to?" the police officer is heard yelling at the senior citizen in the footage.
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