South Carolina: A video clip that captured a white High School Officer assaulting a young African-American girl student went viral on Monday.
Incident of assault took place a Columbia classroom. In the video, girl can be seen sitting at her desk and the white officer grabbing the girl by her neck, dragging and then throwing her on the floor.
The video which was shot by students in the classroom went viral which lead to a massive debate and widespread anger among people.
Richland County Sheriff, Leon Lott in an interview to television said that the officer asked the troublesome student at Spring Valley High School to leave the class but when she refused to leave, the incident took place.
Meanwhile, Executive Director of American Civil Liberties Union, South Carolina branch, Victoria Middleton rejecting the justification said that the school is the place to learn not to be brutalized.