A recent report has uncovered that the police that had handcuffed an elderly dementia patient, now deceased, is being strictly criticized by a coroner.
Coroner John Pollard has been claiming that Widower Alan Bailey, 84, was already frightened, living his life with extreme fears. Also, he knew little about the outside world and the cops' act had made him to be more frail and scared.
As per the findings, Mr. Bailey, a retired design engineer, was suddenly handcuffed by the police while he was having his lunch in his home in Cheadle Hulme, Greater Manchester. The police were called by his family members, who had sectioned him at his own home.
It has been found that he was forcefully fastened onto a stretcher and was chained by the police. Following the same, he was taken to a hospice, wherein spending six days, he was shifted to a specialist unit. But, he got his hip broken in a fall and tended to die.
However, it being said that his health condition made the cops do so. Chief constable of Greater Manchester Police, Sir Peter Fahy, but says, "This is a medical issue, not a police issue. It was inappropriate for the police to be called. I don't want police officers restraining elderly people".