Alabama Gov. Apologizes To Indian Government In 'Excessive Force' Case

February 18, 2015 11:58 PM

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Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley apologized on Tuesday to the government of India for a police brutality case that was captured on a squad car's dashboard camera.

In a letter to the Consul General of India in Atlanta, Bentley said he deeply regretted the "unfortunate use of excessive force" by Madison Police. Officers there seriously injured Sureshbhai Patel, 57, an Indian man in a confrontation that has brought renewed attention to excessive force by police.

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