Faruk – an autistic guy attacked by Bedfordshire police officers

Faruk is an autistic guy in Luton who was attacked by Bedfordshire police officers. 

Some points about the incident:

*Officers claimed he looked ‘suspicious’.
*They hit him and threw him into bins.
*The officers chased Faruk into his home.
*It is alleged they beat him up in the house.
*Faruk was wearing a autism badge.
*His clothes were ripped.
*Locals were angry and held an emergency meeting.
*The case follows the death of Leon Briggs by Luton cops.
*An investigation is underway, but is suspect.
*The cops in question are now suspended.
*It is said the attack may have been a hate crime

The attack occurred at Faruk’s Luton home 20th Feb 2014


Apology from Bedfordshire Police

“Mr Ali was wearing a badge displayed to alert people he was autistic,and after a previous incident in 2011, Mr Ali was on the police database that would have flagged up his condition. No duty of care seems to have taken place whatsoever” says a spokesperson from Luton’s Leon Briggs campaign.

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