Police release video of Jussie Smollett with noose around his neck

ABC News | 6/24/2019 | Staff
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Portions of police video obtained in connection to the Jussie Smollett case have been released, giving a never-before-seen-look into the controversial case.

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Some 69 hours of police video were released Monday, with two videos showing the moment when police first arrived at the actor's residence after receiving a 911 call that alleged he was the victim of a hate crime.

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In the police body camera footage, Smollett is seen with a noose around his neck. The video also records Smollett asking the officers to turn off their recordings.

Another group of video clips shows the moment when the police apprehend the two brothers who allege they helped Smollett stage the attack.

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The videos show Abimbola and Olabinjo Osundairo as they were arrested on Feb. 13.

The two men, Smollett initially said, shouted racist and homophobic slurs at him as a rope was wrapped around his neck and an unknown chemical was poured on him. The alleged assailants, police were told, yelled "MAGA country," an apparent reference to President Donald Trump's "Make American Great Again" slogan.

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