Doctor defends police over cell death

A respected NT doctor says police should not bear all the blame for the death of a drunken Aboriginal man in custody, amid highly-publicised CCTV footage showing their shocking treatment of him.

The footage aired by news outlets earlier this week shows Mr Kwementyaye Briscoe (pictured) limp and being dragged along the Alice Springs watch house floor, before being left face down in his cell, not moving.

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