Thursday, November 10, 2005

French Toast - France suspends 8 police officers for beating youth

Mon deu! Parisian salute'.

PARIS, Nov 10 (Reuters) - France has suspended eight police officers after two of them beat a young man they had detained during rioting in a suburb north
of Paris and the other six looked on, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday.

The youth beaten by police had been detained "in the context of the recent urban violence". He suffered superficial injuries to the forehead and foot, the ministry said.

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