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5 Mexico City police to stand trial in abuse video

5 Mexico City police to stand trial in abuse video

A judge has ordered five Mexico City policemen to stand trial for torture after a television station aired footage suggesting they had dunked a suspect's head in a bucket of water.
The city prosecutor's office says two of the police officers are charged with torturing the suspect, while the other three failed to stop the torture or protect the suspect.
The suspect was caught after a Nov. 19 shootout in which an officer was killed.
Prosecutors said Thursday that all five face torture charges, and are being held at a city prison without bail.
The alleged abuse took place following a shootout between police and gunmen in a working-class neighborhood.