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A black man suspected of robbery was stunned by police. He was a race relations adviser.

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I've done no wrong. Leave me alone.
Judah Adunbi

Judah Adunbi works as a race relations adviser trying to patch up tensions between British police and the Afro-Caribbean community in Bristol.

Last week, police used a Taser on him, suspecting he was a robber, The Guardian reports.

Bungling officers taser their own black Race Relations Advisor in the face

WATCH | Here's the full video of the incident.

I thought that was it. I thought they were taking my life.
Adunbi

In the video, Adunbi refuses to give his name to officers, insisting he's done nothing wrong. There's a brief scuffle, then the Taser is fired. An officer told a neighbor who was filming the incident that Adunbi "was trying to fight us." 

Adunbi was also mistaken for a criminal in 2007 and 2009. The latter incident led to financial compensation. 


The Washington Post reports British police, despite rarely having guns, are more likely to use force against black people than white people. Stun guns are three times more likely to be used against black people.

Some observers were shocked.

Others were outraged. 

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