UK police arrest 11 for racist tweets to England footballers

5/8/2021 2:19:00 PM

UK police arrest 11 for racist tweets to England footballers

UK police arrest 11 for racist tweets to England footballers

LONDON: British police said on Thursday (Aug 5) they had arrested 11 people suspected of sending racist messages on social media to England players after last month's Euro 2020 final defeat to I

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The UK Football Policing Unit (UKFPU) launched a hate crime investigation following the comments directed at some of England's Black players after the game on Jul 11, which the Azzurri won on a penalty shootout.The unit identified 207 posts that were considered to be criminal in nature, 123 of which were sent by accounts belonging to individuals outside Britain."The details of these individuals and cases are in the process of being passed on to the relevant country to act on them," the National Police Chief's Council (NPCC) said in a statement.A total of 34 accounts were identified as being in Britain, and 11 of those account holders have now been arrested on suspicion of a number of offences, including malicious communications.The 10 men and one woman are aged between 18 and 63.(Head office: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, President and Representative Director: Daisaku Matsuo; hereinafter "the Company") announced that The Seasons Residence, a condominium in Manila, Philippines, promoted jointly by the Company, Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd.

"There are people out there who believe they can hide behind a social media profile and get away with posting such abhorrent comments," said Chief Constable Mark Roberts."They need to think again - we have investigators proactively seeking out abusive comments in connection to the match and, if they meet a criminal threshold, those posting them will be arrested," he added.Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka bore the brunt of the abuse, having each missed their penalty in the shoot out.Attacker Raheem Sterling also came in for racial abuse after England beat Denmark in the semi-finals, having won a controversial penalty.Source: AFP/lk.

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