Yukon man happy video of RCMP officer hitting him has gone viral

first_imgAPTN National NewsJosh Skookum alleges he was brutalized by an RCMP officer seen in a video taken by an onlooker at a house party early Easter Sunday.The video was uploaded to Facebook minutes after the incident and has been viewed close to a million times.“I think it’s a good thing,” said Skookum, of Little Salmon Carmacks First Nation in the Yukon. “People deserve justice for not doing anything.”Skookum has a broken nose and two black eyes, but was charged with resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer.APTN’s Shirley McLean has the story.last_img

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