Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis Police officer whose actions has caused a 4-day long protest against racism and racists in America was on Friday arrested. He was arrested on the grounds of third-degree murder and manslaughter, and has now been granted bail of $500,000.
The officer killed a black man- George Floyd for allegedly passing a counterfeit bill by kneeling on his neck for more than eight minutes was fired on Tuesday and arrested Friday.
Protesters have retorted to the charge, clamoring that the degree of murder be stepped up.
Derek Chauvin had his knee on Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes — including almost three minutes while Floyd was unresponsive — according to court documents.