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The owner of a Minneapolis restaurant damaged by fire during George Floyd protests said: 'Let my building burn, justice needs to be served'

Posted On: 30 May 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

The owner of a Minneapolis restaurant damaged by fire during George Floyd protests said: 'Let my building burn, justice needs to be served'

The Gandhi Mahal, an Indian restaurant in Minneapolis, was damaged early Friday morning by fire set during protests against the death of George Floyd .
Owner Ruhan Islam's daughter posted on Facebook: "I am sitting next to my dad watching the news, I hear him say on the phone: 'Let my building burn,justice needs to be served, put those officers in jail.'"
Islam later said, according to BuzzFeed : "Life is more valuable than anything else. We can rebuild a building. But we cannot give this man back to his family."
Four nights of angry protests in Minneapolis have left many businesses in ruins due to fires and looting.
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The owner of an Indian restaurant in Minneapolis, which was set on fire during protests against the death of George Floyd , has said he bears no malice to those who burned down his business and sympathizes with the anger at the killing.
In an early Friday Facebook post, owner Ruhan Islam's daughter, Hafsa, wrote:
"Don't worry about us, we will...

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