United States President, Joe Biden has stated the sentencing of Derek Chauvin to 22 years in jail, ‘appeared to be acceptable’ for the offence.
Biden said this on the Oval Office in his response to Derek Chauvin’s jail time period, BBC studies.
On Friday, Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill sentenced former Minneapolis police officer, Chauvin to 22 years imprisonment.
Chauvin has been held in solitary confinement since April after he was discovered responsible on three expenses: second-degree homicide, third-degree homicide and manslaughter.
Speaking with reporters, Biden stated he was not acquainted with all the small print, however stated that from the rules the sentencing “seemed to be appropriate”.
Biden is at the moment assembly with Afghan leaders on the White House.
Meanwhile, Minnesota’s Attorney General, Keith Ellison described Chauvin’s sentencing as accountability bot essentially justice.
He stated, “My hope for our nation is that this second provides us pause.
“This is without doubt one of the longest sentences a former police officer has ever obtained for lethal drive.
“Today’s sentencing is not justice, but it is another moment of real accountability on the road to justice.”