Mathias Tio

Man falls victim to police brutality

Mathias Tio came out to the media on Wednesday after been hospitalised and receiving 18 stitches to his wound caused by a tear gas explosion on New Year’s Eve.

The incident took place at Wildlife in Morata at around 9pm on Saturday, December 31.

Tio was out to buy some mosquito coils at the canteen on his street when the incident happened.

He described that the police vehicle was unmarked and without a license plate number.

Tio was hit with the tear gas thrown by the police officers to disperse the crowd sitting around.