A cab driver is suing the city of Austin and several officers after an attack by a drunk man who officers forced him to take home, a lawsuit filed in federal court Friday alleges.
Cab driver Akbar Amin-Akbari is seeking an unspecified amount in damages in the suit, which names the city and officers Craig Smith, Joseph Brown, Russell Smith, Noel Guerin and Brandon Bullock as defendants. The suit also names “John Doe officers” that Amin-Akbari hasn’t been able to identify.
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