Police in Australia Choke Woman for Violating Lockdown

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Police officers in Melbourne, Australia, choked a woman for violating the city’s strict new lockdown laws.

Video of the incident appears to show a woman outside of a clothing store having a chokehold used on her by a male officer.

“What the [expletive deleted]! Get off of me,” the woman shouts as she is pinned against the wall.

The video also shows the woman kicking out at a female officer who attempts to help the male officer is subduing her.

The city of Melbourne has put into place some of the strictest lockdown rules in the world due to the Covid19 pandemic.

There is a strict 8pm-5am curfew, for example, and police have been given the authority to enter people’s homes without a warrant to enforce spot checks.

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