To commemorate the 6 months of riots in the Capitol on January 6, FBI Eleven videos have been released showing the suspect is suspected of assaulting law enforcement officials during the attempted rebellion.
So far, the FBI has arrested more than 500 people believed to have participated in attempts to stop the violence. Congress From the proof of the results of the 2020 presidential election. More than 100 people were arrested on suspicion of assaulting law enforcement officials. The FBI has released these new videos, hoping that viewers can help the authorities find and arrest 11 other men suspected of assaulting the police.
Most new videos are less than one minute in length. They all feature men who appear to be white.
In a video, a white man with a gray beard pushes down an officer, who is then beaten and kicked by other insurgents. Another video showed an insurgent locking an officer on his head and then pulling the officer head down to the ground. In some cases, these people tried to grab the police officer’s baton. A clip shows the insurgents surrounding an officer declaring: “This is a hostage.”
The FBI stated that most of the arrests related to the rebellion were helped by “hundreds of thousands of clues from the American people.”
“In the six months after the violence in our country’s Capitol, we continue to encourage the public to send reminders to the FBI. As we have seen in dozens of cases so far, reminders are important,” Steven M. D’Antuono Said the assistant director in charge of the Washington office of the FBI.
January, the House of Representatives The impeachment of then President Donald Trump Because of inciting riots. Trump has repeatedly unfounded claims that the 2020 election was taken away by an unprecedented nationwide voter fraud scheme.
A few hours before the riots, Trump told thousands of supporters at the “Stop Stealing” rally that legislators in Congress will soon prove that the election was fraudulent.Many people arrested on suspicion of participating in the riots later stated that they invaded the Capitol because They believe Trump’s statement.
Five people were killed in the uprising and about 140 policemen were injured.This Including injury Spinal fractures, blindness, loss of fingers, brain injuries, and multiple cases of post-traumatic stress disorder. Since the uprising, two congressional police officers have committed suicide.
During the looting of the Capitol, the mob tried to enter the Congress Hall by breaking windows, smearing feces in the corridors and stealing computer equipment, which may constitute National security breach.
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