Mathias Ometu, the Nigerian American who was illegally arrested by San Antonio Police in Texas last week said that he “was physically, emotionally and mentally harmed”, during the arrest.
He also described the two days he spent in jail as days of ‘darkness’.
Ometu spoke today on the steps of the Bexar County Courthouse in San Antonio.
He urged the authorities the address his arrest and unjust treatment by the SAPD.
“I was guilty before proven innocent,” he said.
He also called for the retraining of the policemen who arrested him.
It was the first time he made a public comment on his arrest. His lawyers and family attended the press conference.
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