Anorak | Jody McIntyre Is Not Andy From Little Britain – He’s An Aggressive Victim Of Police Brutality

Jody McIntyre Is Not Andy From Little Britain – He’s An Aggressive Victim Of Police Brutality

by | 24th, August 2011

THE police used excessive force when they roughed up disabled Jody McIntyre at the student protest on December 9 2010. He was pulled from his wheelchair by police.

Anorak readers last saw McIntrye calling for an Arab Spring in the UK. We see him again on the receiving end of violence.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) says the Metropolitan police should apologise to McIntyre. The Met had orignally said they had nothing to apologise for. But whatever happens, no-one will be charged with any crime. You see, the six-month legal deadline has expired. The IPCC says the apologising copper is subject to management action “.

McIntyre as also hit with a baton. The IPCC says on that:

“The evidence indicates that he [McIntyre] was harmed due to a level of force that the police had not needed to use on him.”

McIntyre says:

“I hope in the eyes of the public he doesn’t evade justice. Clearly, justice is something we need.”


“Why are the Metropolitan police allowed to investigate themselves? If their investigation has been so lacking in this instance, which it clearly was, then I think we have to think about other cases … My case is not an isolated case.”

He’s right.

But others will be less sympathetic if McIntrye is be the champion for equality. Take Richard Littlejohn, who told Mail readers :

Jody McIntyre is like Andy from Little Britain.

McIntyre is a cerebral palsy sufferer, Litltejohn is, allegedly, the popular voice of sanity.

Talking to Ben Brown on the  BBC , Macintrye said he did not look like a threat. Brown did his argument few favours by uttering the line:

“There’s a suggestion that you were rolling in the direction of the police.”

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