More than hundred people were detained in London during riots

Over a hundred people were detained during protests in central London, Scotland Yard announced on Saturday night.

“As of 21.00 (23.00 Moscow time), more than a hundred people were detained during today’s protests for such violations as law enforcement, rioting with violence, assaulting police officers, gun possession, possession of Class A drugs and drunken riots”, – the London police wrote on Twitter.

The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement planned to hold a rally, the fourth in a row, on Saturday, June 13, in London, but after associations of football fans announced that they would come to the capital over the weekend and protect monuments from vandals and the police, the action was canceled. Football fans and right-wing political supporters, however, arrived in the center of the British capital. BLM supporters held their protest, albeit relatively small.

During the day of the protest, some of the gathered right-wing radicals began to throw police bottles and cans of alcoholic drinks. Clashes with the police and fights continued after the rallies ended.