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Protesters rally over police brutality

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CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - More than a hundred people marched to police headquarters Thursday night demanding punishment for the officers who assaulted an elderly man.

A Clayton County man filed a claim against the police department after he says they brutalized him outside his home earlier this month.

Dhoruba Bin-Wahad, 69, says he’s still suffering the after affects of the injuries he claims he received from the officers.

Cell phone video has been released of Clayton County Police appearing to slam Bin-Wahad to the ground on his own front porch. His attorneys think police response was unjustified.

Bin-Wahad tells FOX 5 he was in the process of moving into his newly rented home on West Downing Drive. He was on the second floor when he spotted officers approaching the home with their guns drawn.

They were searching for Bin-Wahad. He complied with everything the officers asked, but he says it wasn’t enough. They handcuffed him and the situation got worse.

According to Bin-Wahad, they threw him into the ground head first.

FOX 5 has obtained statements from the officers and they said Bin-Wahad was ‘uncooperative and verbally abusive.’

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