Serie A: Bakayoko breaks silence after being held at gunpoint: They went too far

Timui Bakayoko He was arrested in Italy a few days ago after police held him at gunpoint, in what proved to be a case of misidentification.

The police had set up a roadblock following a shootout between two gangs, and Milan The midfielder was stopped and searched before the officers realized their mistake.

Bakayoko Now he spoke about the incident, and while he wasn’t bothered by the error, he disagreed with how the police did their job.

“The authorities stated that it was a mistake and that they only realized in real time,” he said. “Being wrong is human, no problem with that, but the way they used those was a problem for me. I think they went too far.

“The problem is not in the error but in the methodology used. I found the weapon within a meter of me and the passenger. It is clear that they are putting us in danger regardless of the reasons that led to this,” he added.

The police are defending themselves

The Italian magnate defended the actions of his officers, noting that they performed their duties in an appropriate manner.

“It should be noted that the search took place in an operational context that justifies the adoption of the highest security measures,” the statement said.

Also as a function of self-protection, and [it] It was implemented in a way that fully corresponds to the type of alarm in progress.

“Once you identify the person and [it had been] It was established that he was not involved, and the service was resumed without any kind of notice from the person concerned.”