Cop cleared of Taser assault after insisting drinker ‘had to be contained’

A former police officer who left a drinker with a broken jaw and smashed teeth after tasering him has been cleared by a jury of causing grievous bodily harm. Kevin Coady, 48, was trying to detain Ryan McCabe for being drunk and disorderly in a bar in Broadgate Circle near Liverpool Street station in the City of London on 1 August 2020. Coady, who has since left the City of London Police, told jurors he was worried Mr McCabe would…

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