The officer accused of killing George Floyd has been released’ on bail

A former Minneapolis police officer accused of killing George Floyd was released’ from prison on Wednesday after posting a 1 million bonds.


The officer accused of killing George Floyd has been released’ on bail

Court records show that Derek was released’ from the facility where he was taken into custody just before 11:30 a.m. local time. This prompted the Minnesota governor to mobilize the National Guard in the event of a protest.


"The release of Derek Chauvin on bond is a painful reminder to George Floyd's family that we are still far from getting justice for George," Floyd's family lawyers said in a statement.


George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man who died after being stopped’ in the street by several police officers, including a white officer, Chauvin, knelt in front of Floyd's neck for about eight minutes.


Chauvin was charged’ with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and homicide, while three former officers - Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and Tou Thao - were charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder and homicide. Was charged. The other three former officers had earlier posted on bail.


Under Chauvin’s bail conditions, he is required to attend all court appearances, not to work for law enforcement, hand over all firearms licenses, and maintain contact with Floyd's family. Is.


It is not clear where Chauvin got the money for the bond.


Floyd's death, officially declared a genocide sparked protests in the United States and around the world against police brutality and racial injustice.


After Chauvin was released’ on bail, hundreds took to the streets of Minneapolis to demand justice.


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