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BUSTED: Prof cries ‘racism’ for traffic stop, but dash cam recording proves her a liar

Capital Community College’s (Connecticut) Minati Roychoudhuri was stopped by a police officer back in May for failing to stay in her lane.

A month later, she sent a letter to the Commissioner of Public Safety claiming she was a victim of … racial profiling:

“The officer did not give me any reason as to why had [sic] stopped me. His asking if I could speak English shows that he had racially profiled me and was not able to give me a concrete reason for stopping me. Further, the officer had checked ‘Hispanic’ in the race category in the infraction ticket.”

It seems Ms. Roychoudhuri knew just what card to play.

She continued:

“I am a Professor in English at Capital Community College, I teach about diversity and the negative impact of racial profiling, I have now become a target of the same insidious behavior! It is easy to connect the dots with the nationwide racial profiling which has led to serious consequences.”

Well, that explains it!

There was just one problem: She was lying. The officer’s dash cam audio proved it.

Fox CT reports:

The Internal Affairs investigation reviewed that audio, and concluded the officer never asked Roychoudhuri if she spoke English and that he clearly explained to Roychoudhuri why she was pulled over, to the point that she offers an explanation as to why she made the improper turn.

When interviewed in person in regards to her letter on June 15, Roychoudhuri repeated the same claims of racial profiling and that the officer did not explain why she was stopped, and then she signed a statement that it is a crime for her to make any claims that she doesn’t believe to be true in an effort to mislead a public servant.

At the interview, Roychoudhuri also said to the investigator she hates to think she was stopped due to her race, “But what should I presume? I hate to say this in academia, but I’m in academia and teach about diversity all the time.”

And due to that signed statement, she was charged with “giving a false statement in the second degree.”

Read the full story.

Via Fox News.

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