Sister of Chinedu Okobi disputes police version of his killing

9 month ago

The sister of a 36-year-old unarmed man who was three to four times Tasered by San Mateo County Sheriff's deputies disputes the police version of the fatal encounter.

Ebele Okobi, the Facebook 's director of public Policy for Africa,said in a Facebook post that her brother,Chinedy Valentine Okobi was tortured to death in a shocking video she watched along with her mother.

Eble said that the video contradict a statement from the San Mateo County Sheriff's office claiming her brother assaulted an officer.Rather,he was just walking along a side walk carrying bags when a deputy approached him,asked something then called to send-back.The deputies then hit the victim with a taser several times struck him with a baton,and jumped on top of him.

Four deputies and one sergeant are involved.