UK minister apologises for anti-police tirade

Andrew Mitchell again says “sorry” but still denies telling officer that police “should know their place”.

A senior British government minister has apologised for shouting and swearing at police.

Andrew Mitchell, the Conservative Party’s chief whip, denies having called the police “plebs who should know their place”.

The incident has focused attention on class divisions in British society.

Al Jazeera’s Laurence Lee reports from London.

Source: Al Jazeera

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