Of­fi­cer ar­rested.

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GA po­lice of­fi­cer on the Io­nian is­land of Corfu was ar­rested yes­ter­day for al­legedly beat­ing up a man, who has filed a law­suit in re­ponse. Ac­cord­ing to the plain­tiff’s claim, the in­ci­dent oc­curred late Tues­day night dur­ing a peace­ful march by res­i­dents in the town of Le­fkimi. He said he was ap­proached by the of­fi­cer, who launched an “un­pro­voked” at­tack, caus­ing light in­juries to his face and body. Po­lice have launched an in­ves­ti­ga­tion and are await­ing the re­sults of med­i­cal ex­am­i­na­tions of both the of­fi­cer and the man.

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