The proprietor of an area Minneapolis restaurant that caught fireplace throughout protests over the loss of life of George Floyd doesn’t care in regards to the injury as long as justice is served, his daughter mentioned Friday.
Flames broke out at Gandhi Mahal restaurant as demonstrators raged Thursday night time — however when proprietor Ruhel Arshad heard the information, he responded that he stands in solidarity with the protesters, his daughter Hafsa wrote in a put up on the Indian restaurant’s Fb web page.
Regardless of the eatery being damaged, Hafsa mentioned she might hear her father on the cellphone declaring, “let my building burn, justice must be served, put these officers in jail.”
“Gandhi Mahal Could have felt the flames final night time, however our firey (sic) drive to assist shield and stand with our neighborhood won’t ever die! Peace be with everybody. #JusticeforGeorgeFloyd #BLM,” Hafsa added.
By Friday afternoon, the put up had been appreciated greater than 15,000 occasions.
Protests erupted throughout the nation this week after a white Minneapolis police officer was captured on video pinning Floyd, who was black, to the bottom by the neck earlier than his loss of life, at the same time as Floyd repeatedly mentioned, “I can’t breathe.”