Minati Roychoudhuri, a professor at Capital Community College, was pulled over for an improper lane change in Connecticut earlier this year. Roychoudhuri issued a public letter saying she was racially profiled during the stop. However, once the audio recording from the stop came out the truth was revealed. Now she’s facing an even more serious charge.
Most State Police cruisers, including the one that stopped Roychoudhuri, have video and audio recorders to record all motor vehicle stops. An Internal Affairs investigation examined the dash cam audio.
In the recording, the officer asks if Roychoudhuri knows why she is being stopped. When she says no, the officer is heard saying,
“Okay. There’s that big gore area with white lines painted across it and you cut in front of it, in front of me, thinking it’s a lane or something. You have to wait until it’s a dotted white line.”
The investigation concluded that the officer never asked Roychoudhuri if she spoke English and that he clearly explained to Roychoudhuri why she was pulled over. Roychoudhuri was subsequently arrested for giving a false statement in the second degree.
She is employed as a teacher at a college. How can a college keep someone employed with not only low integrity and ethics, but also an outright fabricator of information against a police officer. This would be like having a counselor at a rehab clinic get busted for selling drugs and keeping that person on.
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H/T – FoxCT