Last week, an elderly man was recently visiting Alabama from India when he found himself beaten by police who left him paralyzed.
Madison, Alabama police brutalized the 57-year-old Indian citizen who had committed no crime, he was only going for a walk on the sidewalk outside of his son’s home. Now, one officer is being charged for leaving Sureshbhai Patel temporarily paralyzed and hospitalized with fused vertebrae, as a result of the severe beating he received from the police.
“He was just walking on the sidewalk as he does all the time,” Chirag Patel, the son of Sureshbhai said. “They put him to the ground.”
No crime had been committed. Madison Police on Monday issued a statement saying the department had suspended the officer and were investigating the use of force in this case. The police statement wished the man a “speedy recovery.”
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