Justice For Victim Of Police Incompetence
For Liberty Staff, 5 years ago 1 min read 2458
Article from the Daily Mail by Michelle Ganney.
A Philadelphia man locked up for three years based on a police officer’s false testimony has been awarded $10 million.
The jury’s verdict Thursday was handed down in the case of Khanefah Boozer, 33, who languished in jail on $500,000 bail while he awaited trial for allegedly firing a gun at Officer Ryan Waltman in 2011.
The Philadelphia native was with with friends in January 2011 on Abbotsford Road in Germantown.
Boozer said a friend took out a gun and fired a shot into the air. Waltman, who was a nearby police officer, named Boozer as the shooter and arrested him, claiming Boozer pointed a gun at him.
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