Immigration rights leader Ravi Ragbir was held at an ICE detention center in Florida on Friday as Mayor de Blasio said the city will investigate the NYPD’s handling of the massive protest over his deportation.
“We are definitely going to investigate what happened with our police officers because I am concerned to know exactly what happened, why it happened and if anything happened that was not appropriate in the handling of the protesters, that needs to be acted on,” de Blasio said during his weekly appearance on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show.
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Ragbir, 53, was arrested at a routine check-in with ICE officials in Manhattan Thursday and set for removal to Trinidad and Tobago after 27 years in the U.S.
As he was transported out of the
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