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Judge awards NRL player Curtis Scott $100k costs comparing arrest to ‘gratuitous violence off dark web’ – The Guardian

Judge Jennifer Giles said she did not have the ‘stomach’ to watch Scott being tasered after videos were played of the incident

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NRL star Curtis Scott has been awarded more than $100,000 in legal costs after a magistrate said he might have been safer wandering drunkenly onto the road rather than being pepper-sprayed and tasered by NSW police.
Magistrate Jennifer Giles on Friday compared the treatment of Scott by officers earlier this year to gratuitous violence off the dark web.
The Canberra Raiders centre, 22, was originally charged with seven offences, including two counts of assaulting a police officer, following Aus…

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